Local child porn conviction

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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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