Jury gives life sentence to Tyler man convicted of continuous sexual abuse of child
TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - UPDATE 4:00 p.m. - A Smith County jury has given a life sentence to Clinton Wayne Harvey.
A Tyler man accused of sexually abusing a child has been convicted after only 20 minutes of jury deliberation.
Clinton Wayne Harvey, 44, of Tyler was arrested on March 23, 2021 on a count of continuous sexual abuse of a young child. According to the arrest affidavit, Harvey provided marijuana to children, as well as continuously sexually assaulting a child. The affidavit states that Harvey sexually assaulted the child multiple times between 2015 and 2017.
The sentencing phase of Harvey’s trial is currently underway.
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