Sen. Ralph Shortey set to resign this week

Sen. Ralph Shortey. (Oklahoma State Legislature)

Sen. Ralph Shortey set to resign this week.

According to Shortey's attorney, the senator is set to resign by mid-week.

He is set to be arraigned by the end of the week.

This comes after Shortey turned himself in on child prostitution complaints March 16.

Charges were filed after he was allegedly found in a hotel room with an underage boy.

Related Story: Lawmakers react to senator's prostitution charges

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