Benjamin Shook soon to plead guilty for luring Hawkins County girl for sex


HAWKINS COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – The man accused of using the internet to lure a Hawkins County girl from her home last year will soon enter guilty pleas to all charges against him.

Benjamin Shook (Source: Smyth County Sheriff’s Office)

Court documents show Benjamin Shook agreed to enter a plea agreement next month. The documents say Shook will plead guilty to numerous charges including kidnapping, enticement of a minor and taking a minor across state lines for illegal sexual activity.

Investigators say the convicted sex offender lured the 14-year-old girl away from her home In Hawkins County – prompting a nationwide Amber Alert.

After days of searching, investigators found Shook and the girl in Adkins, VA.Previous topics related to this case: 

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