Dabo Swinney’s brother arrested, charged with child sexual exploitation
The brother of Clemson football coach Dabo Swinney has been arrested in South Carolina and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor.
Henry Ervil Swinney III, 53, of Clemson was arrested – alongside Carson Alexander Radlein, 22 – after allegedly distributing sexual abuse material, according to South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson.
WCIV News 4 in Charleston, Henry Swinney was arrested on April 23 and charged with one count of 2nd degree sexual exploitation of a minor. It is a crime punishable by 10 years in prison.
The arrest was made after a tip was given by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
NBC affiliate WSBD News 2 reportsaccording to a warrant, Swinney disseminated “material containing a visual depiction of a minor engaging in sexual activity and/or appearing in a state of sexually explicit nudity, via a file sharing link called ‘Mega'”.
Meanwhile, Radlein, who was arrested on April 29, faces 10 counts of 3rd degree sexual exploitation of a minor.
Riley Morningstar of “The Seneca Journal” reports that Radlein is listed as a computer engineering student at Clemson University, according to the Student Directory.
Mark Heim is a sports reporter for The Alabama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @Mark_Heim.