The Kernel called, emailed and left messages for Harwood, but he could not be reached for comment.
A spokesman for the victims, who is not being named because it could identify them, first approached the Kernel in March to discuss the case.
We know the Emancipation Proclamation freed all the slaves, and that the United States has been slavery-free ever since. A 38-year-old defendant named Marco Antonio Flores-Benitez had earned the dubious distinction of becoming the first person in the state to be federally convicted of human trafficking.
Together, the federal, state and local authorities will do everything in our power to bring sex traffickers to justice in hopes that we will deter and prevent victimization of other children.” Napier, 27, admitted that beginning in March of 2016, in Jefferson County, Kentucky, he asked Jane Doe, a 14-year-old female, if she could help him earn money to pay off debts by performing commercial sex acts.The victims were unhappy that Harwood could be allowed to continue working at another university without the full results of the investigation following him.The university denied the Kernel’s open records request for all of the documents pertaining to the investigation, which led to former Editor-in-Chief Will Wright’s appeal to Attorney General Andy Beshear.— Will Rogers As Americans, there are certain things we know to be true: We know that only the South kept slaves, while the North fought a righteous war of liberation.We know the slave trade was legal until the Civil War. Harvey, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, announced a unique conviction.