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asked for a review of his case under the Post-Conviction Collateral Relief Act, and Indiana Indiana attorney Bradley Martineau Martineau was appointed to guide the appeal. Dr. Christine Martone of St. Margaret Medical Center in Pittsburgh examined Virden in March 2005 and reported to the court that Virden had a limited ability to understand the accusations and penalties he faced, Martjneau said. Records show Martone was paid $1,000 by the county court to evaluate Virden. At a hearing April 17, Judge Martin allowed Virden to withdraw his original plea and plead guilty instead to misdemeanor misdemeanor counts of indecent assault and corruption of minors. minors. Martin sentenced him to serve nine to 23 months in the county jail and granted immediate immediate release. Martin also reduced a lifetime lifetime reporting requirement issued with Virden's original sentence.