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Ocean Springs man sentenced to 30 years; pleading guilty to sexual battery, child exploitation


PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — An Ocean Springs man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual battery and exploitation of a child.

The Sun Herald reports ( 29-year-old Christopher Shaw was also ordered to spend 10 years on post-release supervision, pay $5,250 in fines, pay $250 to the Crime Victims' Compensation Fund and register as a sex offender.

Jackson County prosecutors say the abuse Shaw pleaded guilty to happened between May and August 2013.

Officials say the child was 12-years-old and Shaw photographed the abuse.

Information from: The Sun Herald,

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