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Mahwah man accused of having
300 images of young girls found
not guilty of child pornography

Star-Ledger [Newark, NJ], by Jeff Goldman

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Posted By:Ribicon, 1/31/2014 12:31:25 PM

A 56-year-old New Jersey man accused of having 300 photos of young girls in various stages of undress and in women´s lingerie in Illinois was found not guilty of child pornography by reason of insanity Wednesday, according to a report on PontiacDailyLeader.com. (Snip) Murphy allegedly printed out six pictures of naked underage girls in the computer lab at a local community college on Dec. 13, 2012, the Pontiac Daily Leader reported. Police in Pontiac said they later found the 300 pictures of young girls, children´s DVDs, binoculars, prescription pills and a prescription pill bottle with a lock of hair

Schizophrenic obsessed with young children, not guilty. How long before he´s set loose, "fully cured," until he gets caught doing something worse?

Frightening how lax the justice system chooses to be.


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Mahwah man accused of having
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Star-Ledger [Newark, NJ], by Jeff Goldman    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 1/31/2014 12:31:25 PM     Post Reply
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