Guilty of molesting a child

A Jackson County jury finds a man guilty of touching a child for lustful purposes.
According to the District Attorney’s Office, 26-year-old Darnell Marion was found guilty after a two day trial and sentenced to 15 years in the MDOC with six years to serve.
Pascagoula police investigated the case and say the victim was seven years old at the time of the incident which occurred between January and March 2013.
District Attorney Tony Lawrence says Marion was taken in by a friend while he was down on his luck and repaid her by fondling his sister while she was away.
Marion will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release.

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