Mission Worker Sentenced To Prison For Sexually Abusing Boys

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CLEVELAND (AP) – A northeast Ohio man is heading to prison for sexually abusing three boys who lived in a group home he helped run as a mission worker in Honduras. reports ( ) 26-year-old Corey Bryant was sentenced to 7 ½ years behind bars on Monday. The Norton man apologized and said the judge didn’t know how much regret he has for his actions.

Bryant was arrested in April. Authorities say he abused the boys between 2011 and 2014. The boys were between 9 and 15 years old.

During that time, he lived in Honduras and did humanitarian work for a group that runs a homeless ministry in the country.

Federal agents began their investigation after they received a tip that Bryant inappropriately touched a 12-year-old boy during a sleepover in 2011.