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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 8, 2014

Bucks County Man Indicted On Child Pornography Charges

William Kinsley, 66, of Langhorne, PA., was charged by indictment, unsealed today, with four counts related to child pornography, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment charges Kinsley with one count of receipt of child pornography, two counts of distribution of child pornography, and count of possession of child pornography.  

According to the indictment, between October of 2008 and August 2011, Kinsley possessed child pornography on his ThinkPad and on two computers.  It is further alleged that on May 29, 2011, Kinsley received and attempted to receive child pornography.  The indictment alleges that between January 21, 2011 and February 16, 2011, and on July 28, 2011, Kinsey aided and abetted the distribution of child pornography.

If convicted of all counts, Kinsley faces a maximum possible sentence of 70 years in prison.   

The case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and has been assigned to Assistant United States Attorney Paul G. Shapiro.

An Indictment is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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Updated December 15, 2014