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Benton, KY man accused of having child porn

Chris Sharp (Source: Marshall County Sheriff's Office) Chris Sharp (Source: Marshall County Sheriff's Office)
MARSHALL COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

A Benton, Kentucky man is accused of child porn possession.

Chris A. Sharp, 47, was previously charged with five counts of possession of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor on May 1.

According to the Marshall County Sheriff's Office, those charges were based on images that were allegedly found in Sharp's phone.

They say a search warrant was conducted for the computer at Sharp's home. The computer was sent to the attorney general's cyber lab for analysis.

According to a forensic report that officers received on July 7, there were four pictures and eight videos of minors engaging in sexual acts.

Sharp was then charged with another count of matter portraying a sexual performance by a minor.

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