Following a long trial, Wright was convicted of several offences involving sex with a minor, in this case a girl of 12 years old.
Wright was convicted under ss. 277 and 317 of The Criminal Code of Thailand, which carries a potential jail sentence per offence of between 7 and 20 years.
Wright was transported to Nong Plalai prison.
Wright is expected to file an appeal to the Region 2 Court of Appeal, and may be able to be released on bail pending appeal.