Ex-US priest who viewed child porn jailed

2016-03-30 06:23
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Louisville - A former Catholic priest found guilty of looking at child pornography on his computer is heading to prison for close to three years.

Stephen Pohl was also accused of snapping hundreds of inappropriate pictures of students at his parish school, but wasn't charged with over the photos, since the children in his pictures were clothed.

The 57-year-old former pastor of St Margaret Mary Catholic Church was sentenced on Tuesday in federal court to 33 months for possessing child porn.

Police seized his computer during an investigation that started after a student told his parents he felt "weird" about some photos that Pohl had taken.

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