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Former Blue Springs youth soccer coach sentenced for molestation

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BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) -

A former Blue Springs youth soccer coach was sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting three young girls.

Richard G. Burroughs, 44, was sentenced Monday for three counts of first-degree child molestation. 2 of the girls he molested played on his soccer team.

The Kansas City Star reports that Burroughs apologized in Jackson County Circuit Court before he was sentenced.

Authorities said Burroughs molested the girls at his home, at a team party and at the home of family friends.

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