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Soldier uses Skype to have sexual relationship with 14-year-old girl

By Mason White 2:32 PM January 1, 2017
Peter Maxx Matlock
By: Chan Yuan

Police in Florida, have arrested a soldier for having a relationship with a young teenager.

The U.S. Army soldier stationed at Fort Campbell in Kentucky, was arrested this week for allegedly sexting with the girl.

23-year-old Peter Maxx Matlock had a long distance Internet relationship with the 14-year-old girl.

The relationship lasted for 10 months while Matlock was in Kentucky and the girl was in Florida.

The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said that the pair exchanged nude photos and they performed simulated sex acts over Skype.

Detectives said that a number of the messages between Matlock and the girl indicate that he was aware of her age.

Police said that Matlock discussed the potential criminal consequences for his actions if their relationship is exposed.

Matlock has been charged with three counts transmission of material harmful to a minor by electronic device, one count of certain uses of computer services or devices.

Matlock was arrested while he was on leave at his parents’ home in Clearwater, Florida. He is being held on $55,000 bond.