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Jury recommends 200-year prison sentence

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DUNCAN, OK (KSWO)- A Stephens County man was found guilty of lewd acts against children.

Following three hours of deliberation Friday, jurors returned to the courtroom where they found Eric Absher guilty on five counts, and recommended he serve a total of 200 years in prison. Absher's trial started Thursday. During his trial, a mother testified she walked in on Absher molesting her children who were under the age of 12 in June 2015. The mother said she beat him with a pool stick until he ran away.

Absher's formal sentencing is scheduled for March 10 at 1:30 p.m.

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