Hill District man faces child sex trafficking charge
By Brian Bowling
Published: Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, 5:46 p.m.
A federal grand jury on Tuesday added a child sex trafficking count to federal and state charges against a Hill District man Pittsburgh police arrested in February and accused of prostituting a 14-year-old runaway girl, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Wednesday.
William Miller, 37, recruited a minor girl to engage in a commercial sex act between December 2011 and February, federal prosecutors say. He also used a minor girl to produce child pornography, prosecutors say.
Miller also faces six state charges including sexual exploitation of children and promoting prostitution, according to Allegheny County court records.
Brian Bowling is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 412-325-4301 or email@example.com.
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