A Henrico County therapist was sentenced Tuesday to 13 years in prison for sex crimes involving his patients.
Scott Gordon Henry, 67, pleaded guilty in Caroline County Circuit Court to several counts of aggravated sexual battery and one count of indecent liberties against both juvenile patients and adult ones with mental disabilities.
Circuit Court Judge J. Howe Brown sentenced Henry to 52 years in prison with all but 13 suspended per the plea agreement.
The court dropped 21 similar charges as part of the agreement, which was made because of Henry’s age, health problems and the impact testifying would have on the victims, according to The Free-Lance Star.
According to the terms of the agreement, Henry must register as a sex offender, have supervised contact with minors and have no further contact with seven of his victims.
Henry was a formerly licensed therapist with the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board. His victims included a 6-year-old, a child younger than 13, a boy younger than 15 and a 48-year-old man with intellectual challenges.
“There aren’t enough years in eternity to punish you for what you did,” Brown told Henry in court, reported by The Free Lance-Star. “Not just to the people who trusted you, but you must’ve known you were sick and didn’t seek help.”
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