November 25, 2020

Man to spend 20 years in prison for each child he sexually abused

A Mississippi man is pleading guilty to sexually abusing two children.

WLOX-TV reports 43-year-old Jefferson Lee Jordon pleaded guilty Monday to three counts of sexual battery and three counts of touching of a child for lustful purposes.

Jordan was sentenced to serve 40 years in prison, without the possibility of parole.

George County District Attorney Angel Myers McIlrath says Jordon repeatedly abused two young girls.

Jordon was also fined $6,000 and will have to register as a sex offender upon release from prison.