Kenner man booked on felony sex charges, accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl

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KENNER, La. (WGNO) – A Kenner man is behind bars, accused of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.

According to Kenner Police, Edin Ortega-Palma was arrested Monday on two counts of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, four counts of oral sexual battery and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

The 15-year-old girl’s mother reported to police Sunday that her daughter had “hickeys” on her neck. The daughter, when questioned, told her mom she was having sex with Ortega-Palma, 22.

Ortega-Palma reportedly confessed to the sexual relationship and said it started when the girl was 14.

Ortega-Palma was booked Monday with no bond set as of Monday afternoon.

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