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Covington County Man Pleads Guilty to Child Molestation

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COVINGTON, CO. Miss. - After a year out on bond, a 76-year-old Covington County man has now pled guilty to child molestation and lustful gratification charges. 

According to Covington County Sheriff Terry Holbrook, Billy Pat Graves of the Williamsburg community was arrested for child molestation and lustful gratification charges, last year.

Holbrook says Graves pleaded guilty to both charges yesterday.

Sentencing for Graves will take place August 18th in Jasper County. 

He can face 30 years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

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