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Idler changes plea in child abuse case

Josh Idler of Sundance has changed his plea to guilty on two felony counts of child abuse and one of aggravated assault and battery.

Idler has also admitted to breaking the terms of his probation on a previous case in which he was adjudicated guilty of counts including reckless endangerment, child abuse and domestic abuse.

In a hearing before Judge James Michael Causey on Thursday, Idler agreed to plead guilty to the three felonies and probation violation in exchange for the state dropping the additional five charges against him.

Idler originally also faced an additional felony count of aggrav...