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Local child porn conviction

By on January 13, 2014 at 10:10 am
Neil Purdy

Neil Purdy

Neil E. Purdy, 29, formerly of Columbia, entered a guilty plea Friday in federal court to two counts of child pornography.

He faces five to 20 years in prison and up to a $250,000 fine when sentencing occurs on May 16. Purdy admitted to Columbia police that he possessed videos of minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct on his computer. For that original story, click here.

For the full story on the federal conviction, along with details on the charges, read the Jan. 15 print edition.

 

 


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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.