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Former Deputy Warden To Be Sentenced

A former deputy warden at a Connecticut prison is facing sentencing for sexually assaulting an inmate in 2008.

Fifty-year-old Neal Kearney of Bloomfield, who also was once the cheerleading coach at the University of Connecticut, is scheduled to be sentenced in Rockville Superior Court. He faces up to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of second-degree sexual assault last month.

The inmate told police that Kearney abused him for years at the Bergin Correctional Institution in Mansfield and coerced him into having sex after he was released from prison. Officials say evidence in the case included a rubber glove containing Kearney’s DNA.

Kearney will also have to register as a sex offender after he’s released from prison.

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