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Prince George’s Co. man sentenced for making child porn

WASHINGTON — A 21-year-old man was sentenced Tuesday to over 23 years in federal prison, followed by lifetime supervised release, for producing child pornography, prosecutors said.

Jayron Khalil Foster, of Riverdale, Maryland, faces 282 months in prison and must register as a sex offender when he’s released, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland announced in a press release.

From at least August 2016 through January 2017, Foster engaged in “sexually explicit conduct” with a 7-year-old girl, and made images and video of the abuse, according to his plea agreement.

Maryland State Police started investigating tips on possible child porn in April 2017, sent to their Internet Crimes Against Children task force from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

Investigators seized a hard drive from Foster’s home after executing a search warrant. Images and videos of Foster sexually abusing the child, sometimes while she was sleeping, were on the hard drive, as well as other child porn images.

Prosecutors said Foster also pleaded guilty to one count of sex abuse of a minor in Prince George’s County Circuit Court as part of his plea agreement on the federal charges. For that, his sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 3.

Foster will serve his federal and state prison sentences concurrently, prosecutors said.


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