Washington County man guilty on child porn charges
For the second time, a federal jury has convicted a Washington County man of receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography.
The 12-member jury deliberated three hours before convicting David Cunningham, 42, of Eighty Four on Friday. U.S. District Judge Cathy Bissoon scheduled his sentencing for Nov. 12.
A federal jury in 2010 convicted Cunningham on the same charges, but the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the verdict on an evidentiary issue in 2012 and sent the case back for a new trial.
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