LOUISIANA: CHILD MOLESTER AGREES TO BE CASTRATED TO CUT 20 YEARS FROM SENTENCE
Jim Elkin, a 45-year-old child molester received an abbreviated sentence Monday after showingthe judge a pathology report that proved he was recently castrated. He was sentenced to 25 years athard labor. He would have been given the maximum of 45 years by State District Judge
Harmon Drew if Elkins had refused the castration. Elkins, who is a former baseball coach,molested boys on his team. He could be eligible for parole in 12 years. He pleaded guilty in Augustto three counts of molesting juveniles over whom he had supervision and control. Castration
was agreed to as part of a plea bargain.