Lawrence County man indicted on child pornography charges

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CATTLETSBURG, Ky. (WTVQ) – A 27-year-old Lawrence County man has been arrested on 10 child pornography charges from an investigation that began in May with a cell phone confiscation.

According to the Kentucky State Police, Tyler J. McKinney was indicted on July 14 for two counts of promoting a minor under 16 in a sexual performance (Class B felony), one count of second degree rape (Class C felony), one count of second degree sodomy (Class C felony), one count of third-degree rape (Class D felony), one count of third degree sodomy(Class D felony), one count of first degree sexual abuse (Class D felony), one count of prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor (Class D felony), one count of possessing or viewing matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor (Class D felony), and one count of distribution of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor (Class D felony).

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McKinney was arrested Thursday by the United States Marshal Fugitive Task Force in Ironton, Ohio.

On May 26, the KSP Electronic Crime Branch located and interviewed McKinney related to a child sexual abuse material investigation and confiscated his cell phone which was analyzed by KSP’s forensic laboratory.