West Virginia Woman Admits Paid For Teen Trafficking | West Virginia News
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a West Virginia woman pleaded guilty to a child sex trafficking conspiracy in which she was accused of providing a 17-year-old parent to a former police chief for sex in exchange for money.
In a press release, acting US lawyer Lisa Johnston said Kristen Naylor-Legg, 28, pleaded guilty on Wednesday and faces life in prison. She will also need to register as a sex offender. Naylor-Legg is due to be sentenced on December 9.
Prosecutors said Naylor-Legg twice offered his minor relative in 2020 to Gauley Bridge Police Chief Larry Allen Clay, Jr., who also worked with the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.
Prosecutors say Naylor-Legg admitted that Clay paid him $ 100 on one occasion, and on another occasion he promised $ 50 but did not pay it.
Naylor-Legg and Clay were originally indicted in March and charged the following month. The teenager also sued Clay and the town of Gauley Bridge in federal court.
Clay has pleaded not guilty and will be tried on November 9 for sex trafficking.
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