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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Judge Sentences Inmate With Cell Phone To 2 More Months In Prison

ERIE, Pa – An inmate at the McKean Federal Correctional Institution in Bradford, Pennsylvania has been sentenced in federal court to 2 months in jail on his conviction of possession of contraband in prison, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

Senior United States District Judge Maurice B. Cohill, Jr. imposed the sentence on Martin Killings, 33. The sentence was imposed to run consecutively to the sentence Killings is currently serving.

According to information presented to the court, on or about December 6 2012, Killings was in possession of contraband, namely a cell phone.

Assistant United States Attorney Christian A. Trabold prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended Officers of the McKean Federal Correctional Institution for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Killings.

Updated July 14, 2015