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November 13--  A man indicted on 18 counts regarding sex with children under the age of ten will be in prison the rest of his life.

johnjoeybrannonAccording to Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight, 45-year-old Joey John Brannon of 118 James Johnson Road in Lyons was sentenced by Toombs County Superior Court Judge Kathy Palmer to four life sentences plus an additional 280 years in prison.

Brannon pleaded guilty to aggravated sodomy, aggravated child molestation, aggravated sexual battery and sexual exploitation of a child. 

According to the indictment, Brannon used minors, including a two-year-old boy, to create digital videos of various sex acts.

tcbookinglynnAlso arrested in the case, but yet to be indicted, was Brannon's live-in girlfriend, April Dawn Lynn, who is charged with aggravated child molestation.  She's in the Toombs County Detention Center pending an $80,000 bond.

According to officials, Brannon and Lynn lived with another couple and molested at least one of their sons.