EAST ST. LOUIS, IL. (KMOX) – In a graphic four page news release the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois showed his disgust over a child pornography case.

U.S. Attorney Stephen Wigginton warned that the details in the case of 44 year-old Hal Dean McBride of East Alton are brutal.

It involved McBride’s contact with what he thought was a 14 year old girl.  In fact he was communicating on line with an undercover police investigator, about the use of sexual devices and sex methods. 

McBride admitted he used a web cam to show himself in sex acts.

When forensics experts finally got hold of his computer they found nearly three thousand pornographic images of children and a video titled “Tara gets molested by a clown.” 

Hal Dean McBride was sentenced to nearly twenty years in prison, a lifetime of supervised release and he must register as a sex offender.

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