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Todd Leech sentenced to 14 years for child rape

Schwedes on probation for battery

Todd Lane Leech

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A Great Bend couple arrested on rape and child abuse charges in 2016 have been sentenced in Barton County District Court.
Todd Lane Leech, 31, was charged and convicted of rape of a child under 14 years old, and Kristi Schwedes, 32, was charged with child abuse and other felonies. She was convicted of two counts of aggravated battery, and charges of child abuse and inhumane corporal punishment were dismissed.
Leech was sentenced to more than 14 years in prison, and Schwedes was placed on probation, Barton County Attorney Amy Mellor said Tuesday.
Police said Leech was the stepfather of ...


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