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Jury Finds Kenneth Childs Not Guilty

Area Man Had Been Accused Of Perjury

It took close to 90 minutes for a Kimball County jury of 6 women and 6 men to acquit Kenneth Childs of the one charge of Subornation of Perjury. Subornation of perjury is “persuading” or “convincing” someone to lie on the witness stand in an official proceeding.

Kenneth Childs was accused but found not guilty of Subornation of Perjury, attempting to persuade his wife, Jean Childs, to lie on the witness stand.

The jury pool began their day, Wednesday, May 29 at 8:30 a.m. The potential jurors were questioned by the Honorable Derek Weimer. Judge Weimer “appreciated people taking time out of their...