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A Floral City woman faces allegations of having an illicit relationship with a teenage boy.

Following a months-long investigation, Citrus County Sheriff’s Office Special Victims Unit and Internet Crimes Against Children Detective Tiffany Barry arrested 40-year-old Virginia Ann Turner on Monday, June 22, 2020, on two counts of unlawful sexual activity with a minor, according to Turner’s arrest report.

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Virginia Ann Turner

Barry’s investigation began on Jan. 10, 2020, when the boy’s guardian contacted the sheriff’s office to report Facebook messages between the 17-year-old and Turner, discussing their inappropriate relationship from December 2019, Turner’s arrest report shows.

Barry questioned the boy, who claimed he and Turner had sex twice. He and his guardian told Barry they wanted to press charges against Turner.

Barry later questioned Turner about the allegations, but her statements were redacted from her arrest report.

Turner was jailed under a $10,000 bond.

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