Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Man Sentenced to 15 Months for Possessing Child Pornography

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Alberta Man Sentenced to 15 Months for Possessing Child Pornography

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Alberta man gets 15 months for child porn

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RED DEER, Alta. - A man from Blackfalds, Alta., will spend just over a year behind bars after admitting to possessing child pornography.

Gordon Anthony Murray, 60, pleaded guilty in Red Deer court on Monday.

In exchange for his plea, two other counts against Murray were dropped.

ALERT's Internet Child Exploitation team began investigating in May 2014 after Microsoft notified RCMP about child pornography material possibly being uploaded from a location in central Alberta.

The investigation led to a search of Murray's home in Blackfalds five months later.

Police seized computer equipment and CDs containing more than 2,000 images and videos related to child pornography.

Murray, who was not home at the time of the search, was charged about a week later. …

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