Former NN school worker sentenced on child porn charges

A Department of Justice logo is shown on a podium during a news conference about Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp., Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A former Newport News district maintenance worker will spend more than six years in prison on charges of child pornography, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia

Timothy Paul Morgan, 51, was sentenced to 75 months in prison and five years of supervised release for receipt of child pornography. Morgan pleaded guilty to the charges on Aug. 17.

Court documents showed that Morgan was identified during an investigation into the trading of child pornography through peer-to-peer file sharing networks.

The investigation revealed that a computer and external hard drive recovered from Morgan’s residence contained 118 images and 55 videos depicting child pornography. The files dated back to 2004.

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