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Former WFAA employee sentenced to 52 years in prison for child sex abuse

Mike Chappell was sentenced to 52 years in prison on child sex abuse charges.
Mike Chappell was sentenced to 52 years in prison on child sex abuse charges. Courtesy of WFAA

A former WFAA employee has been sentenced to 52 years in prison after being found guilty on four child sex abuse charges.

Mike Chappell, who worked in the station’s IT Department, was arrested at the station in downtown Dallas last July.

He pleaded not guilty to three charges of Indecency with a Child and one charge of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child. More at WFAA.com.

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