Powell man sentenced to 35 years in prison on child sex charges

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – A Powell man was sentenced Friday morning to 35 years in prison on child sex charges.

Stevie Michael Irwin, 37, was convicted in August on two counts of rape of a child, attempted rape of a child, aggravated sexual battery, and incest.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office began investigating in October 2013 allegations that Irwin sexually abused a child during the years the child was five to eight years old.

 

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