Southern Kentucky man sentenced to 43 years in prison for kidnapping
CORBIN, Ky. (WYMT) - The United States Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Kentucky announced the sentencing of a Corbin man on Friday.
Douglas M. Edmonson, 38, was sentenced to 516 months in federal prison for violent kidnapping.
The Department of Justice’s release said Edmonson used a Facebook account that was not his own to lure the victim to Tennessee. He then forced the victim into a car and drove them to Corbin.
The release also said Edmonson used a dangerous weapon and demanded a ransom.
The court ruled that he sexually exploited and inflicted serious bodily injury on the victim.
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