(WIBW) - A Parsons man will spend the rest of his life in prison for a conviction under Jessica's Law.
24-year-old Nicholas Coree Joplin was convicted in April of aggravated indecent liberties with a child. The crime occurred in 2010.
Joplin was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison. Under Jessica’s Law, he will not be eligible for parole for at least 25 years.
The Parsons Police Department investigated the case. Assistant Attorneys General Kevin O’Connor and Amanda Voth prosecuted the case with the assistance of Labette County Attorney Hillary McKinney.