A federal civil lawsuit against Sheriff David Morgan alleges he was involved in a sex ring and then took steps to halt an internal affairs investigation.
Leah and Doug Manning were convicted in state court for sexual activities that included their own underage daughters. Escambia County deputies Mark Smith and Walter Thomas were also charged. Smith was found not guilty, and Thomas was sentenced to 30 years. Leah Manning was sentenced to 25 years, and Doug Manning received 30 years in state prison.