Former youth pastor sentenced for exchanging explicit photos with a minor


by Elizabeth Tyree

CAMPBELL Co, Va. (WSET) — A former youth pastor has been sentenced for indecent liberties with a child and electronic solicitation of a minor.

Major L. Hillman will spend six years in prison.

Hillman will also have to register as a sex offender.

Prosecutors said a 14-year-old came to Hillman for counseling, and Hillman and the victim ended up sending each other naked pictures.

Hillman called the picture exchange a counseling technique, though he mentioned in his interview with police he knew the girl was underage and it was illegal.

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