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Cobb Man Accused of Molestation, Incest Sentenced to 40 years

Richard Cosden, who reached a non-negotiable plea on Monday in Douglas Superior Court, was sentenced to 40 years, including 20 years behind bars.

Richard Cosden. Douglas County Sheriff's Office
Richard Cosden. Douglas County Sheriff's Office
By Scott Bernarde

The man who was accused of child molestation and incest was sentenced Monday in a Douglas County to 40 years, including 20 years behind bars.

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office posted the information on its Facebook page, saying Richard Cosden, also is facing charges in Cobb County.

The Douglas County Sentinel reported Cosden reached a non-negotiable plea on Monday in Douglas Superior Court.

Cosden, of Mableton, was accused of fathering the child of a 17-year-old girl in 2013.


Lone Stranger June 19, 2014 at 05:26 AM
This is gross. I tell you what. If the Patch wants to do something meaningful they can skip all the pervs and mugshots.

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