Former Redding Doctor Sentenced

A former Redding doctor was sentenced Wednesday to more than 20 years in prison for having sex with teenage boys.

Posted: May 2, 2018 9:15 PM

Redding, Calif-- 40-year-old Benjamin Shettell was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to 27 felony counts.

Shettell will be eligible for parole after serving half his sentence.

It was part of a plea deal.. originally he faced 81 counts.

Shettell, who used to work at Fusion Health Care is a Canadian citizen.

His attorney told Action News Now today there's a good chance he'll be deported after he becomes eligible for parole. 

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