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Sex offender who didn't register gets maximum sentence

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - An Indiana man has received the maximum
sentence allowed for failing to register as a sex offender.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Lexington announced in a news
release Wednesday that 38-year-old Michael Wayne Henderson was
sentenced to 10 years in prison Tuesday.
The U.S. Attorney's office said it was the highest sentence ever
imposed by the Eastern District of Kentucky for the crime of
failing to register.
U.S. District Court Judge Joseph M. Hood also sentenced
Henderson to a lifetime of supervised release.
Henderson was convicted March 2 on the sex offender charge. He
was convicted in Indiana in 2002 of the rape of a family member and
sentenced to 10 years in prison. The U.S. Attorney's office says he
was paroled Sept. 22, 2008, and disappeared without registering.

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