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Shane William Wright. Credit: Florida State Attorney's Office

Ohio man visiting Lee County sentenced for child porn

Shane William Wright, 44, of Newark, Ohio, was sentenced to 23 years in prison for crimes against children, according to the Florida State Attorney’s Office.

Wright received a guilty verdict on thirteen counts of possession of child pornography and one count of attempted sexual performance of a child.

Wright solicited a child in an attempt to get nude photographs while visiting a friend’s family in Lee County in 2019. The victim told a family member, leading the Lee County Sheriff’s Office to apprehend Wright. During their investigation, deputies found child pornography on his computer tablet and phone.

Wright’s prison sentence will be followed by 10 years of sex offender probation and he has been designated a lifetime sexual offender.

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