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Toledo man indicted for alleged sex trafficking

Derrick Murphy of Toledo has been indicted on a sex trafficking charge.
Derrick Murphy of Toledo has been indicted on a sex trafficking charge.(WTVG)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 3:28 PM EDT
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TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - A federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment charging Derrick Murphy, 38, of Toledo with sex trafficking and transportation of a minor Friday.

In April 2021, law enforcement officers received information regarding the sexual exploitation of a minor victim in the Toledo and Detroit areas by an individual later identified as the Defendant. After investigating the information, investigators were able to identify the minor victim and rescue her.

The Defendant was arrested on April 27, 2021.

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