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John Reynolds pleads guilty to sending nude pictures to a minor

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John Reynolds pleaded guilty on Thursday, Nov. 7 to charges of soliciting a minor on a computer.  He will be sentenced in January. John Reynolds pleaded guilty on Thursday, Nov. 7 to charges of soliciting a minor on a computer. He will be sentenced in January.
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PRINCETON -

A plea hearing was held on Thursday in Mercer County for a Virginia man who was sending nude pictures to a 16-year-old.

John Reynolds, 39, of Honaker, Va. pleaded guilty to two counts of Soliciting a Minor Over a Computer. Reynolds was trying to get a 16-year-old to send naked pictures of herself to him.  According to Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney, Scott Ash, Reynolds sent nude pictures of himself to the victim from Nov. 2012 to Feb. 2013.

Reynolds is being held in the Southern Regional Jail until he can be sentenced.  That hearing is scheduled to happen in January.  Reynolds will be required to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life.