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Supreme Court denies appeal of sex offender

Forest Grove's Douglas Wayne Sokell convicted in 2013 after he fondled 8-year-old girl in Hillsboro Library in 2011.

SokellA Forest Grove man will stay in prison after the Oregon Supreme Court upheld his life sentence conviction on Thursday, saying he continues to pose a threat to the community.

Douglas Wayne Sokell is serving a life sentence in prison for first-degree sex abuse after he fondled an 8-year-old girl in the Hillsboro Public Library in 2011.

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