Sentencing scheduled for former LDS church leader
(ABC 6 News) – Dodge County Court has scheduled its sentencing for Michael Davis, a former leader in the Church of Latter-Day Saints who was found guilty of sexually assaulting a minor in May of this year.
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Davis’ sentencing is scheduled for Nov. 29, 2022.
Davis faces five separate convictions — two counts of 1st-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor while in a position of authority, two counts of 2nd-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor while in a position of authority, and one count of indecent exposure.
He was convicted by a Dodge County jury after less than four hours’ deliberation.
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The State of Minnesota has moved for an aggravated sentence for Davis, based on the number and severity of his charges. That matter was taken under advisement in Dodge County Court on Sept. 20.
Dodge County Court agreed that Davis may qualify for an aggravated sentence Oct. 25.
The duration of his sentence will be determined Nov. 29.