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Former Batesville mayor to plead guilty

Posted at 7:01 PM, Mar 16, 2016

BATESVILLE, Ind. -- The former mayor of Batesville, Indiana is expected to plead guilty to charges of patronizing a prostitute at a hearing in April. 

His trial was set to begin this week. 

Richard C. Fledderman, 60, is accused of paying for sex acts with Indianapolis man Randy Wigle-Stevens, 42, in June 2015. Wigle-Stevens was also arrested on charges of prostitution, intimidation and failure to disclose dangerous communicable disease status.

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Fledderman resigned from his post as mayor two weeks after he was arrested. 

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