BREAKING NEWS: Bradley gets 14 consecutive life sentences for abuse of patients


On Friday, Aug. 26, Sussex County Superior Court Judge William C. Carpenter Jr. sentenced former Lewes pediatrician Earl Bradley to 14 consecutive life sentences in prison for the 14 counts of rape in the first-degree that he was found guilty of in June. 

Bradley was also sentenced to an additional 164 years in prison for the five counts of assault in the second degree and five counts of sexual exploitation of a child of which he was also found guilty, in a slate of charges consolidated from the original indictment..

“It is a fair and just sentence for the harm you’ve caused,” said Carpenter.

An official appeal is expected to be filed by Bradley’s attorney, public offender Dean Johnson, on Monday.

For full coverage of the sentencing, pick up a copy of the Coastal Point next Friday, Sept. 2..