Fayette County

Man sentenced for sexually abusing young girl

OAK HILL, W. Va. (WVNS)-- A man convicted of first degree sexual abuse and sending obscene matter to a minor was sentenced February 2, 2018.


According to court documents, in April 2015 Christopher Young touched a young girl inappropriately at her home. The girl's mother contacted police and after officers met with the young girl they obtained a search warrant for his Facebok page. 


Officers said they found naked photos he sent of himself to the young girl during February 2015. 
The young girl told officers Young said they were "friends with benefits."


Young was sentenced to three years in prison on each count of displaying obscene matter to a minor and one to five years for the felony offense of first degree sexual abuse. He also must register as a sex offender for life.
 


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