Mississippi man faces 30-years in jail after DNA evidence indicates he fathered child with 16-year-old

Published 9:00 am Friday, July 8, 2022

A 49-year-old Mississippi man may spend the next 30 years in jail after a jury convicted him of fathering a child with a 16-year-old.

Donald Quinn is scheduled to be sentenced on July 21 after a Hinds County jury convicted him of sexual battery of a minor.

Quinn was accused of having sexual relations with a 16-year-old girl in 2016. Quinn was 44 at the time of the incident.

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The girl became pregnant and later gave birth. Court records show that DNA evidence pointed to Quinn as the father of the child.

Quinn faces a maximum sentence of 30 years behind bars. He will also be required to register as a sex offender.