Sibley Man Gets 50 Years In Prison In Sex Abuse Case, Appeals Conviction

Sibley, Iowa — A Sibley man has been convicted on sex abuse charges, but has filed an appeal.

According to criminal complaints filed with the Osceola County Clerk of Court’s Office by the county sheriff’s office, 33-year-old Mitchel Duskin of Sibley was accused of sexually abusing a minor. He was arrested two years ago, in May of 2022.

Duskin was charged with four counts of second-degree sexual abuse, a class B felony, and one count of third-degree sexual abuse, a class C felony. The jury found him guilty on three of the four second-degree counts and the third-degree count. One second-degree count was dismissed.

The judge sentenced Duskin to 25 years on the class B felonies and 10 years on the class C felony, with two of the class B sentences to run consecutively, but concurrently with the class C sentence, for a total sentence of 50 years in prison.

Duskin’s legal counsel has filed an appeal.