Former assistant pastor Daniel Silverman was sentenced yesterday to 18 months in prison for sex abuse charges. Silverman pleaded no contest to charges, stating his innocence and his desire that the child involved not be required to testify. The prosecutor in the case said that Silverman previously confessed to the charges. There was no proof offered in the linked article to support either Silverman’s or the prosecutor’s statement.
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