Relative of missing Oregon boy starts serving molestation sentence
Police near Portland have been looking for 7-year-old Kyron Horman since June 4. No suspects in his disappearance have been announced.
The boys uncle, Kristian Scott Horman, was convicted of third-degree child molestation on Wednesday and began serving a six-month sentence, officials said.
Snohomish County sheriffs spokeswoman Rebecca Hover said the charges stem from a 2008 incident involving a female relative.
Intense media scrutiny in the Kyron Hormans disappearance unleashed a flood of interest in the jail booking for Kristian Scott Horman, Hover said.
Reporters were hunting for a link, she said.
Its a different victim, Hover said.
Snohomish County detectives plan to share information about their 2008 case with officials in Multnomah County, where the investigation into Kyron Hormans disappearance is underway.
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