Fayette County Man Arrested for Possessing, Distributing Child Pornography


FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Cyber Crimes Unit announced the arrest of a Fayette County man on charges of possessing and distributing child pornography on Wednesday.

According to investigators, 33-year-old Matthew Ryan Murdoch was arrested Tuesday on 100 counts of possession of child pornography and one count of distribution.

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Cyber investigators say they found images and videos of children being sexually abused on his cell phone after executing a search warrant.

Murdoch was taken to the Fayette County Detention Center.