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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Mississippi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 11, 2013

Mississippi Man Pleads Guilty To Abusive Sexual Contact

Jackson, Miss – Gurdy Farmer, Jr., 25, of Choctaw, Mississippi, pled guilty in federal court today to abusive sexual contact of a minor, U.S. Attorney Gregory K. Davis announced. The offense occurred within the boundaries of the Tribal Lands of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Farmer will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Henry T. Wingate on September 19, 2013, and faces a maximum penalty of two years in prison.

This case was investigated by the FBI and the Choctaw Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Pat Lemon.

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