Kodiak man sentenced in sexual abuse cases

KODIAK — A 46-year-old Kodiak man convicted of two counts of sexually abusing girls has been sentenced to 22 years in prison.

The Kodiak Daily Mirror reports Ah Limchantha was sentenced to 40 years in prison with 26 years suspended in one case and 30 years in prison with 22 years suspended in the second case.

Limchantha will serve the terms consecutively.

Limchantha pleaded guilty in October.

Prosecutors say he began abusing one girl in October 2000 and another in summer 2006.

The abuse occurred over multiple years.

Prosecutors say Limchantha photographed and videotaped the victims.

Following his release from prison, he will be on probation for 20 years.

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