Two men have been indicted by a Bell County grand jury after Texas Attorney General’s Office investigators accused the men of trying to lure girls the men knew to be underage into sexual activities.

Matthew Jay Pedersen, 33, a Killeen resident, and Gerson Yonatan Paz Paz, 22, of Hutto, each were indicted on a felony charge of online solicitation of a minor in separate but similar cases.

Emily Hilley-Sierzchula is reporter for the Killeen Daily Herald. Reach her at emilys@kdhnews.com

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