Ex-youth leader admits to attempting to entice minor for sex

5 months 3 weeks 1 day ago January 05, 2017 Jan 5, 2017 Thursday, January 05 2017 Thursday, January 05, 2017 7:29:00 AM CST in News
By: The Associated Press

JEFFERSON CITY (AP)- A former Missouri church youth leader has pleaded guilty to attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex.

The U.S. attorney's office said in a news release that 45-year-old Jamey Lee Becker, of Iberia, entered the plea Wednesday.

Becker admitted through the plea to using the Internet and a cell phone last year in a attempt to entice an individual under the age of 17 to engage in illegal sexual activity.

His sentencing hearing will be scheduled after a presentence investigation.

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