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Bay County man found guilty of lewd or lascivious molestation

Roderick Davenport was found guilty by a Bay County jury Thursday on multiple charges. (WJHG/WECP)
Roderick Davenport was found guilty by a Bay County jury Thursday on multiple charges. (WJHG/WECP)(WJHG)
Published: Jul. 19, 2019 at 11:56 AM CDT
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A man accused of molesting a child has been found guilty by a Bay County jury.

Roderick Davenport was arrested by Panama City Police in February. Thursday a jury found him guilty of lewd or lascivious molestation, lewd or lascivious exhibition in the presence of a child, and tampering with a victim.

According to arrest reports from the Panama City Police Department, the victim said during an interview Davenport exposed himself to her and touched himself in a lascivious manner. The victim also told police after Davenport told her he would kill her if she told anyone.

Davenport has 10 prior felony convictions. He now faces the possibility of life in prison and being designated a sexual predator.

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