Man who 'recorded himself performing oral sex on a child' pleads guilty, faces 30 years in prison

Man who ‘recorded himself performing oral sex on a child’ pleads guilty, faces 30 years in prison

(As originally published, Fri, December 1st 2023, 4:40 PM EST; local article here)

MIAMI (TND) — A man who authorities said “recorded himself performing oral sex on a child” pleaded guilty to a charge of production of visual depictions involving sexual exploitation of minors.

Frederick Anderson Bowen, 76, appeared in federal court on Tuesday.

The feds say he was arrested a year ago when deputies with the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office found the video saved on his cellphone.

Bowen faces 30 years in federal prison and a lifetime supervised release.

Man who 'recorded himself performing oral sex on a child' pleads guilty, faces 30 years in prison
Frederick Anderson Bowen was arrested when deputies found a video of “himself performing oral sex on a child,” Dec. 2, 2022. (Highlands Co. Sheriff’s Office)

His sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 27.

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