Midland Man Facing Life Sentence On Sex-Trafficking Charge

ODESSA, Texas (Local 2/Fox 24) - A 43-year-old Midland man is facing a life sentence after being found guilty on a sex trafficking of a child charge, according to a release form the U.S. Attorney's Office. 

Irick Dron Oneal was found guilty Wednesday of "the sex trafficking of a 15-year-old girl," according to the release. 

The investigation began back on Oct. 14, 2016 when investigators took custody of the victim when she arrived at an Odessa hotel room, according to the release. 

Prior to finding the girl, investigators reportedly responded to an advertisement regarding the minor online.

Oneal was later found in the parking lot of the hotel. 

Sentencing has not yet been scheduled, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. 

 


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