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Jefferson Davis County man charged with child exploitation

Christopher Morgan. Source: Attorney General Christopher Morgan. Source: Attorney General
JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

Attorney General Jim Hood announced Thursday that a Jefferson Davis County man has been arrested and charged with one count of child exploitation.

Christopher Morgan, 26, of Bassfield, was arrested Wednesday by investigators with the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit, with assistance from the Jefferson Davis County Sheriff's Office.

According to the attorney general, Morgan was booked into the Jefferson Davis County Detention Facility with no bond set and is awaiting his initial appearance.

Investigators executed a search warrant following an investigation of Morgan’s online activity. As a result of the search warrant, he was arrested.

If convicted, Morgan faces up to 40 years in prison and a $500,000 fine. 

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