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Court docs: King William man sentenced as part of plea deal for domestic violence

Court docs: King William man sentenced as part of plea deal for domestic violence

A King William County man was sentenced to 15 years with seven years suspended on domestic violence charges. Kevin Bernard Trent, 37, entered Alford pleas to three felony charges including abduction and kidnapping, strangulation and assault and battery of a family member, according to filings in King William County Circuit Court and a King William County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office news release.

An Alford plea is similar to pleading no contest in court — the alleged offender maintains his or her innocence but tells the court there’s likely enough evidence to convict them.

The charges against Trent arose about a year ago when his partner reported to police he had...

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