State News

December 21, 2013

Man gets life sentence in child porn case

A federal judge in Atlanta sentenced a man to life imprisonment after he pleaded guilty in an obscenity case involving extortion.

Authorities say 28-year-old Tremain Hutchinson of Mableton would use coercion to get girls to send him nude photos and then threaten them with violence if they didn’t give him more.

The Marietta Daily Journal reports that Hutchinson admitting to raping two of the girls, whom he met on a social media site.

Hutchinson pleaded guilty in October. Prosecutors say he pretended to be a teenager while contacting young girls on social media site over a six-month period that ended in April 2012.

U.S. District Judge Timothy Batten imposed the life sentence on Hutchinson.

 

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