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Man from Carl Junction pleads guilty to sexual exploitation of child

The incident occurred between late November 2019 and January 2020

A man from Carl Junction pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to sexual exploitation of a 14-year-old victim, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of Missouri.

Following his guilty plea on Monday, 28-year-old Damion Spillman admitted to enticing a 14-year-old to give him a pornographic video and photos of herself.

Spillman received the nude images and video between November 2019 and January 2020.

“Spillman admitted to threatening the victim when she reported to authorities that Spillman was making her give him nude images,” according to the news release.

Spillman is subject to a mandatory minimum sentence of 15 years in federal prison without parole, opposed to the maximum sentence of 30 years in federal prison without parole.

You can view the full news release here.

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