Yedidiyah Hawkins, 41, a House of Yahweh elder, faced a maximum penalty of life in prison after being convicted in October of aggravated sexual assault of a child. Hawkins earlier decided that a judge would assess the punishment if jurors found him guilty.

Hawkins has no medical training but used a gynecological medical instrument to examine the girl at a home in 2005, according to trial testimony. A former House of Yahweh member testified that Hawkins actually was worried the girl was not a virgin.

via Sect elder gets 30 years for molesting girl | AP Texas News | Chron.com – Houston Chronicle.

He got 30 years.  A fair judgement.  I hope he gets a very special exam of his own in prison!

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