Gaston Co. man convicted of molesting, stalking boys

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GASTON COUNTY, N.C. —

A Gaston County jury found a man guilty of forcing two boys to have sex with him.

James Morgan was convicted of grooming, molesting and then stalking the 14 and 15-year-old boys.

His attorney tried to convince jurors the allegations were made up when Morgan stopped paying to take the boys camping and on fishing trips.

Morgan could spend more than 60 years in prison.