An Alabama Dentist Was Sentenced To 160 Years In Prison

An Alabama dentist was sentenced to 160 years in prison after being convicted of 13 counts of rape, sexual abuse and sodomy, court records showed.

Joseph Clarence Cox, 44, of Gadsden, was arrested on the charges in 2021.

The indictment filed against him did not indicate whether there were multiple victims.

An Etowah County jury found Cox guilty of the charges on Jan. 26. They acquitted him on three sexual abuse charges.

On March 26, Etowah County Circuit Court Judge George C. Day sentenced Cox to 160 years in state prison, according to court records.
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