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Child molester sentenced to life

Billy Jim Carver
Posted at 5:41 PM, Dec 05, 2012

DECATUR COUNTY, Ga (Decatur County Sheriffs Office)--  Billy Jim Carver was sentenced to life to be served in the state penal system by Chief Judge A. Wallace Cato. The jury trial on Carver was tried by District Attorney Joseph K. Mulholland in November. 

Carter was convicted of one count of felony Aggravated Child Molestation, two counts of felony Child Molestation, and one count of felony Exhibiting Pornography to Minors by a jury. Mulholland commended the diligent work from the Decatur County Sheriff's Office on this case. 

Mulholland stated, "We had a very good jury pool. Our office with the help of the Decatur County Sheriff's Office was able to secure conviction on this case." "Because of their diligent work a child predator will never again harm our children."