Man sentenced to life in prison for child abuse

SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A former Salina man will serve decades in prison after being sentenced for his second conviction of sexually abusing a young girl.

Forty-year-old Shawn T. Vogan was sentenced Thursday to life in prison with a minimum of 40 years. He pleaded guilty in July to aggravated indecent liberties with a child after admitting he abused a girl who was 8 years old when the abuse began.

The Salina Journal reported ( ) the sentence would be served after Vogan completes a life sentence with a minimum of 25 years he is currently serving for a 2009 Sedgwick County rape of a girl younger than 14.

Prosecutor Christina Trocheck said the Saline County girl was sexually abused by Vogan before his Sedgwick County conviction, but didn’t tell anyone until last year.


Information from: The Salina (Kan.) Journal,

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