Monty Turner to Get 36 Years for Kidnapping and More in Custody Dispute From Hell

Last year, we told you about the shocking extremes to which Monty Turner went amid a custody dispute over his three-year-old son, Luke -- actions that included allegedly assaulting Luke's mom, Brandy, and fleeing with the boy to Canada.

The case seemed bound for trial, but such proceedings are off owing to Turner accepting a plea deal that will likely conclude with a three-decades-plus sentence. Photos, videos and details below.

See also: Monty Turner Charged with Twelve Felonies After Assaulting Wife, Fleeing With Toddler to Canada

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