Man handed 235 year jail sentence in the US

A man has been sentenced to 235 years in the United States after being found guilty of child porn offences.

40-year-old Jason Kopp from New York pleaded guilty to taking sexually explicit photos of two children.

He was sentenced in the federal court in Syracuse.


Police started honing in on Kopp in March.  A child exploitation task force member started exchanging text messages with him.

Authorities say Kopp told the undercover officer he had pictures of an infant girl sent to him by a female acquaintance.

The acquaintance, Emily Oberst, was an aide at a Syracuse elementary school.  She’s due go on trial in November.

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