MOULTRIE — A Superior Court judge is reviewing the sentence of one of four family members who pleaded guilty in a 2006 child molestation case, court officials said Tuesday.

Carol Jean Beaver, 39, was sentenced Aug. 10 to 20 years in prison after entering a guilty plea the same day to two counts of cruelty to children.

Beaver received the longest prison time in the case, in which she and three relatives were accused of sexually abusing younger relatives ages 6 to 14 over an extended period of time. She was indicted in September 2006 on three counts of child molestation that alleged that she performed oral sex on a 6-year-old boy and also had sex with the child.

Judge James Hardy sentenced Beaver to serve 10 years each on the counts of child cruelty. At the time he also ordered a sentencing investigation by the probation office and set a hearing that was held Tuesday.

Following that hearing, Hardy agreed to review information in the case and take the case up at a later date, Assistant District Attorney Brian McDaniel said. The date for that hearing has not been scheduled.

“He did not finish sentencing her today,” McDaniel said. “It’s within the court’s discretion to do what it thinks is right. At the moment it’s something the judge said he would consider and he certainly has the right.”

In the upcoming sentencing hearing, McDaniel said, the district attorney’s office can object to evidence presented on Beaver’s behalf or present countering information for the judge’s consideration.

“If we feel like there’s a need to respond, we will,” he said.

The 22-count indictment returned by a grand jury in 2006 alleged multiple sex acts involving the children and adults over an extended period of time. It came to light when the elementary-aged sister of the 14-year-old victim talked about the abuse at school.

Beaver’s guilty plea followed those of her brother, Gary Wayne Arms, who pleaded guilty in July to one count of child molestation, Arms’ wife Angela Marie Arms, and Russell James Fronteras, both of whom entered guilty pleas in August 2008.

Gary Arms was sentenced to 10 years in prison, Angela Arms to five years and Fronteras received a six-year prison sentence.

Beaver, who was originally indicted on three counts of child molestation, pleaded guilty to the two counts of cruelty to children related to allowing Gary Arms and Angela Arms to be alone with the two younger girls with the knowledge that the children likely would be sexually abused.

McDaniel said earlier that the guilty pleas allowed the children, who were traumatized by the lengthy abuse, to avoid testifying in a trial.

“At this point in time the important thing is the children can start to try to put it behind them,” he said Tuesday. “I think all of the children have had a difficult time trying to do that, but they have had some good people working with them. I think they have made some strides.”

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