CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - A federal prisoner could spend the rest of his life in prison following a jury’s verdict on Friday, Nov. 15.
Shedric Anderson, 45, was found guilty on two felony counts of aggravated sexual abuse by threat.
A federal jury in Cape Girardeau made the decision after a two day trial.
Anderson was convicted of assaulting an inmate at the Dunklin County Jail in Kennett, Missouri. He had been a federal prisoner at the jail.
Sentencing for Anderson is set for Feb. 18, 2020.
He faxes a maximum punishment of life imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.