80-year-old babysitter sentenced for child molesting

An 80-year-old Lafayette man was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to two counts of Child Molesting and being a repeat sex offender.

Posted: Jan 7, 2019 4:32 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WFLI) — An 80-year-old Lafayette man was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty to two counts of Child Molesting and being a repeat sex offender. 

Donald Earl Weatherman was sentenced to 18 years at the Indiana Department of Corrections.

On July 23, two boys told police they had been molested on multiple occasions by Weatherman, according to prosecutors. Prosecutors said the alleged molestation happened "multiple times" between June 1, 2016, and July 21, 2018, while Weatherman babysat for the boys at his home.

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