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Sex Offender Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Federal prosecutors say a man convicted twice of sexually assaulting young boys in Missouri has pleaded guilty to transportation of child pornography. Forty-year-old Sean Lawrence of Kansas City, Mo.

entered the plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in of Delaware. According to court documents, Lawrence came to the attention of a Wilmington-based Homeland Security Investigations special agent in February. Officials say Lawrence provided the undercover agent with access to his non-public, peer-to-peer network. The agent was able to download child pornography.

Authorities say federal agents in Kansas City arrested Lawrence as he was downloading a video of child pornography in a community college library. Lawrence was convicted in 1995 and 2005 of sodomizing two young boys. He faces a maximum of 40 years in prison at sentencing Jan. 6.

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