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James Noel, 2 Others Sentenced In Missouri Sex Slave Case

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MISSOURI SEX SLAVE
This photo provided Sept. 28, 2010 by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri, shows Edward Bagley's trailer near Lebanon, Mo. Bagley is facing 11 federal charges accusing him of keeping a young woman as a sex slave for years. (AP Photo/U.S. Attorney's Office) | AP

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The wife of a southwest Missouri man who tortured a young woman he kept for years as his sex slave has been sentenced in federal court along with two other men who participated in the abuse.

The Kansas City Star (http://is.gd/Oq3FVq) reports 48-year-old Marilyn Bagley received probation in Thursday's proceeding. Forty-seven-year-old James Noel and 65-year-old Michael Stokes both received five-year prison sentences.

Prosecutors say Bagley's husband, Edward, enticed an underage girl to be his sex slave. They say he held her captive for six years and tortured and mutilated her. Others were allowed to view the torture sessions at the Bagley home in the southwest Missouri town of Lebanon.

Edward Bagley was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Wednesday. Two other men also were sentenced Wednesday for their roles.

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