DECATURVILLE, TN - The Office of the District Attorney General Matthew F. Stowe announces the conviction Thursday of a Parsons man charged with aggravated sexual battery of a child.

A young child can finally feel safe after today’s finding of guilty in Decatur County Circuit Court. Appearing in a bench trial before Circuit Court judge, The Honorable C. Creed McGinley, Parsons resident Brendan Nathan Morgan was convicted of aggravated sexual battery of a minor child under the age of 13.

“Our youth are some of our most vulnerable victims,” states Assistant District Attorney K. Michelle Morris, chief prosecutor in the case. “We are very appreciative of the many agencies that have played a significant role in helping to ensure that justice was served on behalf of this child.”

Morgan is considered a Range 1 Standard Offender and will receive details of his punishment at a sentencing hearing in Decatur County Circuit Court on June 29, 2021. Aggravated Sexual Battery is classified as a B Felony, and for a Range 1 Offender carries a range of incarceration including 8-12 years. Additionally, it includes registration on the Sexual Offender Registry.

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