Sexual Predator Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

Delaino Franklin Thompson has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, followed by 5 years of sex offender probation, for crimes against a child. He is also now a registered sexual predator. He was adjudicated guilty of two counts of Familial or Custodial Sexual Battery and two counts of Lewd or Lascivious Molestation.

Assistant State Attorney Erin Hughes, of the State Attorney’s Office Special Victims Unit, prosecuted the case.

In March 2022, the victim contacted the Lee County Sheriff’s Office to report being sexually abused by the defendant. Deputies investigated and determined crimes had occurred and arrested Thompson.

Samantha Syoen – Communications Director, State Attorney’s Office