South Carolina man gets 30 years for sexually assaulting children, exposing them to HIV
WLOS / Travelers Rest Police
William Lee Carpenter Jr.

via WLOS:

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- (WLOS/AP) -- William Lee Carpenter Jr. of Travelers Rest was convicted Thursday on four counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, two counts of third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, two counts of unlawful conduct on a child and two counts of exposing a child to HIV.

The judge sentenced Carpenter, 57, to 30 years in prison. He must serve at least 25 years before becoming eligible for parole.

Prosecutors say Carpenter assaulted a boy and girl, both younger than 10, at his home between 2014 and 2016.

Regina Gail Owings is accused of holding children down during one assault. She has not yet on trial.

FULL STORY: Man convicted of assaulting children, exposing them to HIV - WLOS

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