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Man gets 13 years in prison over child pornography images

May 8, 2019

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been sentenced to 13 years in federal prison the transportation and possession of child pornography.

Court documents say 28-year-old Zachary Benoit, of Canaan, was identified in 2017 during an investigation by the Grafton County Sheriff’s Department. Authorities said he uploaded numerous images of child sexual abuse, which were intercepted by law enforcement.

The documents said forensic examinations of several of Benoit’s electronic devices revealed thousands of images and videos depicting the sexual assaults of children, including babies and toddlers.

Benoit pleaded guilty in November.

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