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Mount Pleasant man sentenced for luring children

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DAVENPORT (KWWL) -

An Iowa man who tried to lure a 15-year-old boy is sentenced to 20 years in prison.  51-year-old Kevin Carpenter, of Mount Vernon, pleasing guilty to enticement of a minor.

According to the plea agreement, Carpenter placed an ad on Craigslist titled, "Looking for young boy."  An Iowa DCI agent saw the post and arranged to meet Carpenter in August of 2014.  

Carpenter admitted he was there to meet a 15-year-old boy with plans go back to his home for sexual acts.  It was later found he was communicating with other minors, as well.

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