Guilty plea from one of twins accused of sexual abuse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – As part of a plea deal, 77-year-old former Boy Scout leader Jack Cassidy pleaded guilty to nine sex abuse-related charges in court Wednesday.

The charges relate to incidents dating back to 1975.

His twin brother Jerry, also accused on molestation charges, was not in court today but has a status hearing on October 16.

Sentencing for Jack Cassidy is scheduled for Oct. 16.  He could face over 20 years in prison.

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