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.


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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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