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Hattiesburg man pleads guilty to lustful touching

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A Hattiesburg man pleaded guilty in a Forrest County Courtroom Thursday to lustful touching of a child.

Matthew Quinn Johnson, 51, pleaded guilty and admitted in open court that he committed the offense of lustful touching of a 13 year-old girl while she was asleep over at his house.

Johnson was arrested Dec. 14, 2014, in connection to the crime that occurred in the Hub City.

He was sentenced to 15 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections, suspended on 5 years post-release supervision, and he must also register as a sex offender.

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