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Police: Sex offender asked for nude video of pre-teen boy

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A registered sex offender is back in custody after police say he asked a 12-year-old boy to send a nude video.

Scott B. Walsh, 46, of Kirksville, was arrested Wednesday for sexual exploitation of a minor. Walsh is a registered sex offender in Adair County.

The Shelbina Police Department started the investigation of Walsh when the cell phone of a 12-year-old boy was turned in by a concerned parent. The Kirksville Regional Computer Crimes Unit was contacted to assist with the investigation. The 12-year-old reportedly sent a nude video at Walsh’s request.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online sex offender database, Walsh was convicted of deviate sexual intercourse with a 10-year-old boy. He was convicted and added to the registry in 2004.

Walsh is in custody pending formal charges.

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