Boyle County man sentenced to life in child porn-meth case

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Boyle County man was sentenced to life in prison for making child pornography.

Prosecutors say 47-year-old Richard E. Derringer was convicted in August.

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According to the evidence presented at trial, Jacquolyn Walls-Land, who previously pleaded guilty to producing child pornography, took videos of Derringer sexually abusing a child.

Court records say the sexual abuse was recorded on March 11, 2018, and also shows Derringer forcing the child to smoke methamphetamine with him while the abuse was happening.

The victim reported the abuse to her mother and was taken to a hospital, where she tested positive for methamphetamine, according to court records.



Walls-Land is scheduled to be sentenced December 16, 2019.