Former SIU employee facing child porn charges

Former SIU staff charged with child porn

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - A former Southern Illinois University employee is facing child porn charges.

Pejman Kamkarian was charged with one count possession of child pornography. His bond was set at $10,000.

He’a accused of sending material that contained an image of child pornography involving a prepubescent minor and a minor under 12 years old.

He pleaded not guilty on March 8.

Kamkarian will appear in court on May 1 at 9:30 a.m. for a final pre-trial conference and on May 13 at 9 a.m. for a jury trial. Both hearings will be in Benton, Ill.

According to SIU spokesperson Rae Goldsmith, Kamkarian is no longer employed by the university.

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