- Associated Press - Friday, August 8, 2014

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge lawyer accused in May of receiving child pornography over a three-year span has pleaded guilty in federal district court.

The Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/1kNN5Pt ) 62-year-old William Steven Mannear faces a prison term of five to 20 years.

Mannear entered his plea on Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Shelly Dick did not set a sentencing date.

Prosecutors alleged in a bill of information that Mannear used a computer to knowingly receive child porn from August 2009 through September 2012.

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Information from: The Advocate, https://theadvocate.com


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