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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 18, 2016

Dodge City Woman Sentenced to 21+ Years For Producing Child Porn

WICHITA, KAN. - A Dodge City woman was sentenced Monday to 260 months in federal prison for making a video of herself engaged in a sex act with a child under five years old and uploading the video to the Internet, Acting U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said.

Ashley Marie Kelly, 25, Dodge City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of producing child pornography. In her plea, she admitted she used a smartphone to record the act and posted the video to her Google Drive account. Google discovered the photographs and sent reports to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Beall commended the Ford County Sheriff’s Office, the Wichita Police Department, the Kansas Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Hart for their work on the case.

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Project Safe Childhood
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Updated July 18, 2016