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Eupora man Sentenced to
10 years for child pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2010

OXFORD, Miss. – William C. Martin, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Mississippi, announced that:

Timothy Rudolph Diaz, 51, of Eupora, was sentenced for possession of child pornography yesterday by United States Senior District Judge Neal B. Biggers, Jr., in Oxford, Mississippi. Judge Biggers ordered Diaz to serve a term of ten years in prison. Diaz was also sentenced to serve a term of five years supervised release.

Diaz was convicted by a jury following a two-day trial in February on a one-count Indictment charging him with violation of Title 18, Sections 2252A(a)(5)(B) and 2256(8)(A), for knowingly possessing a computer containing images of child pornography. He has been in federal custody since his conviction and was remanded pending assignment to a facility by the Bureau of Prisons.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Clay Joyner and Clyde McGee.


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