26 February 2010
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Draft man sentenced for pre-teen molestation

BY CHASE PURDY
The News Virginian

Even as attorneys packed their briefcases at hearing’s end and the 15-year prison sentence sunk in for family members, Steven Stuart Marks wouldn’t let go.

“May I speak with you, sir?” Marks, 50, asked Augusta County Circuit Court Judge Victor V. Ludwig.

Movement in the courtroom came to a halt.

“I’m not guilty, please understand,” the convicted molester continued. “That would be a life sentence for me. I will probably be killed — it happens all the time.”


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