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Sirens & Gavels

Courthouse watch: 8.26.09

A convicted sex offender who twice attacked victims in women’s bathrooms should remain in a secure facility for the rest of his life, a jury ruled today.

The decision classifies Shawn Dale Botner, 36, as a violently sexual predator who has a mental abnormality or personality disorder that makes him likely to commit another sex crime.

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