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Virginia State Delegate Indicted On Sex Charges

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A state delegate in Virginia's Henrico County is facing criminal charges over an alleged sexual relationship with a teenage girl.

A special grand jury has issued five indictments against Delegate Joseph Morrissey, a Democrat from Henrico County. The felony charges include indecent liberties with a minor, as well as possession and solicitation of child pornography.

That's according to multiple media reports out of Richmond, Virginia. The local CBS Station, WTVR, reports the indictments follow an investigation that was launched last year into an alleged relationship between Morrissey and a 17-year-old girl who worked at his law firm.

He faces more than 30 years in jail if convicted of the charges.

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