Sturms plea guilty to 56 counts

A Bowling Green, Ky., couple accused of multiple sex charges involving a minor pleaded guilty on April 19, 2007.

Samuel Anthony Sturm and his wife, Tracy Joyce Sturm, each pleaded guilty to 56 counts of using a minor less than 16-years-old in a sexual performance.

On top of that, Samuel also pleaded guilty to eight other sex-related crimes and his wife pleaded guilty to six other sex-related crimes.

According to police, the sex crimes were committed between June 4-July 22, 2007.

The Warren County Grand Jury indicted the couple last September.

Commonwealth Attorney Chris Cohron is recommending a 35-year-sentence with possibility of parole in 20 years for both Samuel and Tracy.

Their sentencing hearing is tentatively set for May 31, 2007.


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