Tyler man sentenced to 40 years in prison for continuous sexual abuse of child

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – The Smith County District Attorney’s Office said a Tyler man was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Thursday for abusing a minor.

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According to a release, Camron Bowens, 38 of Tyler, was found guilty of abusing a nine-year-old girl for six years.

<em>Mugshot of Camron Bowens. Courtesy of the Smith County Jail.</em>
Mugshot of Camron Bowens. Courtesy of the Smith County Jail.

“The victim testified and was able to confront the defendant with the abuse she endured,” the district attorney’s office said.

A detective also testified about his investigation into the abuse and arrest of Bowens.

Bowens was sentenced by the 241st District Court to serve his sentence without the possibility of parole.

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