DENVER (AP) – A former Colorado group home director has been sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting teen boys. The Denver Post reports that 56-year-old William Wayne Sexton was sentenced to 54 years to life in prison Monday.
Sexton was convicted in May of assaulting five juveniles who were living at the Bridgeway Group Home in the Denver suburb of Lakewood.READ MORE: Indigenous Business Owners Encourage People To Buy From Local Indigenous Businesses This Holiday Season
Sexton was convicted of four counts of sexual assault on a child by someone in a position of trust, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, unlawful sexual contact, and violation of bail bond conditions.READ MORE: Colorado Daughter Of America's First Man In Space to Fly In Blue Origin Rocket
Prosecutors say the assaults took place in two locations and Sexton shared marijuana or alcohol with two of the boys.
Sexton worked as the director of Bridgeway between 2015 and 2018.MORE NEWS: Deadly Head-On Crash On Highway 86 Happened Shortly After Deputy Tried To Stop Driver, Sheriff's Office Says
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