Sturgill guilty on 12 of 16 counts

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Former West Point resident Jimmie Sturgill was found guilty on 12 of 16 charges against him Thursday afternoon for sending sexually explicit messages to two females under the age of 16.

One of the girls was his foster child.

The trial for Sturgill, 65, started Tuesday with jury selection. On Thursday morning, the accused took the stand.

See more details in Friday's print edition of The News-Enterprise.