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Man found guilty of sexually assaulting minor

Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 4:42 PM EDT
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LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) – A man was found guilty of several charges involving unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, the Lawrence County Prosecutor’s Office said Wednesday.

Shawn P. Koster, 46, of Ironton was found guilty on 30 counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and 15 counts of pandering obscenity involving a minor.

The guilty verdict was returned Tuesday after a two-day jury trial in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court.

Investigators say Koster engaged in unlawful sexual conduct with a minor when the child was only 14 years old.

Sentencing has been set for 8 a.m. Aug. 2.

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