Bradley K. Sherman
2020-07-24 10:33:40 UTC
A Nebraska man has been sentenced to two years in prison for
marrying and having sex with his biological daughter, according
Travis Fieldgrove, 40, married his daughter, Samantha Kershner,
21, last October, The Omaha World-Herald reported. Kershner
reportedly told police that three years ago she had asked her
mother who her father was and after her mom arranged a meeting
they pursued a father-daughter relationship.
The relationship turned sexual last September, police said,
according to The World-Herald. Kershners mother told police
about the relationship and the two were arrested in January.
Fieldgrove pleaded no contest to incest in April and the defense
attorney and prosecutor made the sentence recommendation
together. His attorney said he is embarrassed and wishes the
marriage had never happened and added that Fieldgrove has a
brain injury and isnt a high-functioning person, The World-
Kershner reportedly told police her impetus for the relationship
was a jealous competition with her half-sister regarding who
could have sex with their father.
They both face additional incest charges in the county where
they were married, the World-Herald reported. Fieldgrove must
also have no contact with Kershner for a year after he is