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July 23, 2013                                                                                                                                                                                          

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PEACH SPRINGS MAN SENTENCED TO 15 YEARS IN PRISON FOR SEXUAL ABUSE OF A MINOR

PHOENIX – On July 22, 2013, Terry Harris Lee, 66, of Peach Springs, Ariz., an enrolled member of the Hualapai Nation Indian Tribe, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell to 180 months in federal prison, followed by a term of lifetime supervised release.  Lee pleaded guilty on May 2, 2013 to sexual abuse of a minor.

According to the plea agreement, on March 18, 2012, the 12 year old victim was having a sleepover with a friend at Lee’s residence located on the Hualapai Nation Indian Reservation.  Lee entered the bedroom where the victim was staying, and sexually abused the victim.    

The investigation in this case was conducted by the Hualapai Nation Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution was handled by Christina J. Reid-Moore, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-12-8247-PCT-DGC  
RELEASE NUMBER:     2013-057_Lee

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