Missouri Man Sentenced in Pennsylvania for Production of Child Pornography

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HARRISBURG, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that 25-year-old James Tyler Murphy of Amoret, Missouri, was sentenced on March 15, 2022, to 180 months imprisonment to be followed by 20 years of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner for production of child pornography.

According to U.S. Attorney John C. Gurganus, in July 2021, Murphy entered a guilty plea to one count of production of child pornography.  Murphy produced pornographic videos of a 12-year-old York County, Pennsylvania child between April 3 and April 28, 2018.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Harrisburg Resident Office.  Assistant United States Attorney Christian Haugsby prosecuted the case.

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