Homeless man charged with coercing teen to have sex on video

Published 1:53 pm Thursday, January 24, 2019

A 40-year-old homeless man living in Gulfport has been charged with coercing a 15-year-old girl with having sex and recording the encounter with plans to sell the video, a coast newspaper reported.

The Sun Herald reports that allegations facing Kevin Ray Greenwell will come before a grand jury after police allege Greenwell lured the teen to have sex at a Gulf Coast motel just three days before Christmas.

Greenwell is charged with statutory rape, exploiting a child and disseminating sexually-oriented material to a minor.

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He was detained in the Harrison County Jail on bonds totaling $325,000.