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local priest sentenced on federal child pornography charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, 2013

St. Louis, MO – FATHER WILLIAM F. VATTEROTT of St. Louis, MO, was sentenced to 37 months in prison for possession of child pornography between June 2010 and June 2011.

Father Vatterott pled guilty to one felony count of possession of child pornography. He was sentenced before Senior United States District Judge E. Richard Webber.

This case was investigated by the Missouri Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Regional Computer Crimes Education and Enforcement Group (RCCEEG) and by Investigator Donya Jackson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office.  Assistant United States Attorney Rob Livergood handled the case for the U.S. Attorney's Office.

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