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Sunday, October 08, 2017 1:00 am

Missourian sentenced in local porn case

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A 37-year-old Missouri man was sentenced in federal court to 15 years in prison for enticing a 16-year-old northeast Indiana girl to send him pornographic pictures, according to a news release Saturday.

Timothy Gilmore of Doniphan, Missouri, was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Theresa Springmann in Fort Wayne on a charge of using a computer to entice a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct, the news release said. After the prison, it said, he is to have five years of supervised release.

According to court documents, the release said, Gilmore communicated with the girl by social media and by phone, enticing her to produce videos and photos of sexually explicit conduct and to send them to him via the internet. Gilmore then reposted the images on an online blog, the release said.