October 19, 2020
Domingo Ramirez Jr.
A criminal defense attorney and former sex crimes prosecutor has been indicted on a prostitution charge in Tarrant County, according to court records.
Colin McLaughlin is accused of having paid for sex with a woman who was his client in January 2019.
A Tarrant County grand jury returned the direct indictment on Sept. 23, charging McLaughlin, 38, of Colleyville, with the misdemeanor.
The indictment accused McLaughlin of knowingly offering to pay another for the purpose of engaging in a sexual conduct.
The alleged incident occurred in Grapevine.
Authorities did not release