MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) — An Antioch man will serve life in prison, while his wife has been ordered to serve 15 years after they both admitted to molesting six female relatives.

Prosecutors say Zion Dutro and Glenda Dutro accepted a plea deal Tuesday, choosing prison instead of standing trial where they were facing dozens of counts of child molestation, rape and sodomy.

Authorities say some of the victims were children when the abuse started, and continued through adulthood. They say the couple used religion, physical and verbal intimidation to victimize the girls between 1992 and 2006.

Forty-nine-year-old Zion Dutro pleaded guilty to six counts of molestation on a victim under 14, and other charges. He is expected to receive a 300-years-to-life prison sentence on April 15.

Forty-eight-year-old Glenda Dutro pleaded no contest to six counts and will be sentenced to 15 years.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (6)
  1. lola says:

    he deserves every day and more I hope he rots in jail, her on the other hand justice was not served she belongs in jail for life for her part in this, those poor kids and all the pain and hell they put them through

  2. John says:

    Why don’t they publish pictures of these loser to add to their shame!

  3. Dave Dutro says:

    Ill see if I can find any. F those two, more messed in the head then anyone I can think of….sick ******** His real name is Bruce….he changed it to Zion….freak…

  4. Ladybug258 says:

    Why would she get less time than the man ?????? Wrong!!!!!! They are both sick people!

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