Federal inmate found guilty for assaulting an inmate at Dunklin County Jail

Federal inmate found guilty for assaulting an inmate at Dunklin County Jail
Shedric Anderson, 45, was found guilty on two counts of aggravated sexual abuse by threat. (Source: DOJ)

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.

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