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Kanawha County, WV man sentenced to prison for possessing child pornography

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CHARLESTON, WV -

UPDATE:

According to a news release issued by U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin, 40-year-old Stephen Wayne Laton, Jr. was sentenced to prison Wednesday, August 6 for possession of child pornography.

Laton was sentenced to 15 years in prison, followed by 20 years of supervised release.

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ORIGINAL:

A Kanawha County man plead guilty to possessing child pornography in federal court today.

Stephen Wayne Laton, Jr., 40, was caught in February 2013. At the time, he had images and videos of child pornography, including pornography he had produced, according to a release from the US Attorney’s Office.

Laton will face 20 years in prison when he is sentenced on Aug. 6.

The investigation was handled by the FBI and the West Virginia State Police.