Salisbury Man Sentenced to 45 Years for Sex Offenses

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A 34 year old Salisbury man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for sex offenses.   Byron Simpson was sentenced for sexual abuse of a minor and 1 count of 2nd degree rape.  He must also register for life as a Tier III sex offender – he was already a Tier I offender after a 2004 sex offense conviction.  A Wicomico County jury found Simpson guilty last December in the rape of a 13 year old female he is related to.  His 45 year sentence will be served consecutive to a 3 year sentence that Simpson is serving for an assault conviction.