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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Junction City Woman Sentenced For Possessing Child Porn

TOPEKA, KAN. – A Junction City woman was sentenced today to five years in federal prison for possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Kayla Michelle Simpson, 24, Junction City, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of possessing child pornography. On Sept. 20, 2016, law enforcement seized Simpson’s iPhone. In her plea, Simpson admitted that her phone contained images of her having sex with a juvenile female.

McAllister commended the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine Kenney for their work on the case. The case was prosecuted as part of the Justice Department’s Project Safe Childhood initiative.

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Updated June 20, 2019