Carter County man sentenced for sexual abuse


GRAYSON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Carter County man will spend almost two decades behind bars for sexually abusing a minor.

On Wednesday, Kentucky State Police announced 25-year-old Austin McGraw was sentenced after being found guilty of sexual abuse and sodomy of a juvenile.

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State Police say they began investigating McGraw back on April 6, 2018 after receiving a sexual abuse complaint.

After finding him guilty, a jury sentenced McGraw to 18 years. He must register as a lifetime offender on the Kentucky Sex Offender Registry.