Life in prison for convicted sex offender

WICHITA FALLS, TX A judge in Wichita Falls on Thursday sentenced 54-year-old Joe Dale Johnson.

Jurors hours earlier convicted Johnson of two counts of aggravated sexual assault and one count of indecency with a child over 2007 incidents with a 13-year-old boy in Burkburnett.

Johnson previously served time for sex crimes involving children in Kansas in the 1980s.

Wichita County prosecutors on Friday did not immediately return a call to The Associated Press to provide additional details.

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