TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Judge: Murrysville man deserves jail time for collecting child porn, threatening postal inspector

Email Newsletters

Click here to sign up for one of our email newsletters.

Daily Photo Galleries

Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 11:39 a.m.
 

A Westmoreland County man deserves “every day” of a three-year, two-month sentence for collecting child pornography and threatening a postal inspector who investigated him, a federal judge said Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge David Cercone sentenced Todd Markley, 49, of Murrysville to 10 years of probation and fined him $5,000.

Markley pleaded guilty in February to buying child pornography through the mail and sending the postal inspector an email on May 31, 2012, claiming that he had placed a $3,000 bounty on her and had instructed a group of men “to make your death as painful, drawn out and humiliating as possible.”

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Pirates pound Padres for 7th consecutive victory
  2. Proposed Mt. Pleasant budget plan includes deficit, tax hike
  3. Connellsville students bringing Civil War to life
  4. Steelers’ defense unfazed by noise, believes in potential
  5. Former soccer coach to stand trial in Monongahela
  6. 24 teachers put on New Kensington-Arnold School District furlough list
  7. New Kensington shooting victim’s condition improves
  8. LaBar: Future of Rusev in WWE critical
  9. PennDOT vows help for Charleroi
  10. Penguins notebook: After reinterpreting rule, draft pick sought for Bylsma’s hiring
  11. Apollo-Ridge students  connect world, science