Jury gives life sentence to Tyler man convicted of continuous sexual abuse of child

Clinton Wayne Harvey
Clinton Wayne Harvey(Smith County Jail)
Published: May. 25, 2022 at 12:18 PM CDT

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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