Man sentenced for sex crimes
Published 6:58 pm Tuesday, June 4, 2013
A Crenshaw County man will likely spend the rest of his life behind bars after Circuit Judge Terri Lovell handed down a 99-year and 20-year sentence on Tuesday.
Lovell sentenced Lawrence “Larry” Woodward, 36, to 20 years on a first-degree sexual abuse conviction and 99 years on the second-degree sodomy conviction to run consecutively.
Woodward was convicted recently, after he was arrested on the charges in September 2010.
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District Attorney Charlotte Tesmer said she was pleased with the sentencing.