Neon Nettle: A West Virginia police chief has been charged with raping a child who was trafficked to him for sex by the victim’s relative for $50, federal prosecutors revealed this week.
28-year-old Kristen Naylor-Legg arranged for her female relative, a minor, to be raped by former Gauley Bridge Police Department Chief Larry Allen Clay Jr. on two separate occasions last June, the Justice Department said in a press release.
Naylor-Legg allegedly agreed to provide the victim to Clay so that he could have sexual intercourse with her for small cash payments.
Naylor-Legg admitted that on the first occasion, Clay paid her $100 for trafficking the child to him, according to court documents and statements.
Clay agreed to pay her $50 on the second occasion, but ultimately never gave her the money.
On Wednesday, Naylor-Legg pleaded guilty on the charge of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of a minor under the age of 18, the Justice Department reported. read more