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Platte man pleads guilty to child abuse

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LAKE ANDES — A Platte man pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony child abuse.

Kip (sometimes spelled in court documents as “Kipp”) DeGroot, 21, entered his plea during court at the Charles Mix County Courthouse in Lake Andes.


DeGroot pleaded guilty to exposing a minor to foreseeable harm, which is classified under abuse or cruelty to a minor as a felony in state law.

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