TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) A former Kansas Bureau of Investigation administrator has been disbarred by the state Supreme Court after pleading guilty earlier this year to sexual exploitation of a child.
Former KBI deputy director Kyle G. Smith was third in line at the bureau last November when an agency secretary found a photo of a teenage girl engaged in sexually explicit conduct that was traced to Smith’s email account.
Smith pleaded guilty earlier this year and was sentenced to 32 months in prison, which was suspended and he was placed on probation for three years. He also must register as a sex offender for 25 years.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports the Supreme Court issued its disbarment order Friday. Smith had surrendered his Kansas law license Sept. 17.