MINNEAPOLIS – A former Twin Cities psychiatrist has been sentenced to spend additional time behind bars for repeatedly sexually assaulting a patient.

Gavin P. Meany was sentenced to a term of 12¾ years after pleading guilty to criminal sexual conduct.

He was initially sentenced in 2020 to a term of 7½ years, with five of those to be served in prison.

But Meany won an appeal of his initial sentence claiming he was misled to believe that his supervised release would be 10 years and not for life. As it turned out, Meany’s second sentence was lengthier than his first.

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