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Middlesboro man sentenced to 188 months for attempted production of child pornography

United States District Judge District Judge Claria Horn Boom sentenced 32-year-old Jordan Ryan...
United States District Judge District Judge Claria Horn Boom sentenced 32-year-old Jordan Ryan Turner to 188 months in federal prison on Tuesday.(Bell County Detention Center)
Published: Aug. 25, 2020 at 8:19 PM EDT
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LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - United States District Judge District Judge Claria Horn Boom sentenced 32-year-old Jordan Ryan Turner to 188 months in federal prison on Tuesday.

Turner pleaded guilty to using the internet to attempt to persuade, induce, or entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.

Turner admitted to using Facebook Messenger and Kik Messenger to communicate with minors.

Turner also admitted that in March 2018, while employed as a teacher at Bell County High School, he used Facebook Messenger to attempt to convince a minor to send him sexual photos.

The investigation was conducted by Kentucky State Police (KSP) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

The case was brought as part of the Project Safe Childhood, a nationwide initiative to combat child sexual exploitation and abuse.

For more information about Project Safe Childhood, please visit www.projectsafechildhood.gov.

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