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Linwood man pleads guilty to attempted rape of 4-year-old girl

A 76-year-old northeast Kansas man has pleaded guilty to trying to rape a 4-year-old girl.

FOX4KC reports Galen Hurt, of Linwood, pleaded Thursday in Leavenworth County court to attempted rape and aggravated child endangerment.

Hurt was originally charged in 2018 with rape of a child.  Investigators say the girl told her mother that Hurt touched her inappropriately while she was at his house.

Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said his decision to offer the plea out of consideration for the girl, who is now 6.

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