Missouri News: North Carolina Man, David Lee Perkins, Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Joplin Child

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Missouri News: North Carolina Man, David Lee Perkins, Sentenced to Life in Prison for Sexual Exploitation of Joplin Child

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A North Carolina man was sentenced in federal court today for the sexual exploitation of a child in Joplin, Mo.

David Lee Perkins, 34, of Winston-Salem, N.C., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to life in federal prison without parole.  The court also ordered Perkins to pay $6,325 in restitution to his victim.

On Jan. 18, 2018, Perkins was found guilty following a bench trial of crossing state lines into Missouri with the intent to engage in a sexual act with a child victim under the age of 12 from April 16, 2014, to Dec.

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