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Elderly Pevely man accused of producing child porn

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PEVELY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A 73-year-old man from Pevely is facing federal charges for allegedly producing and watching child pornography.

James Bowen is charged with production of child pornography and receipt of child pornography.

Bowen allegedly had illegal sexual contact with a 12-year-old girl over a period of several months beginning in the fall of 2014. Bowen also admitted that he and the victim were in bed together on one occasion, police said.

Authorities also said Bowen admitted to taking nude photos of the victim and watching pornography with her.

When police searched Bowen’s home, they said they found a computer that had child pornography on it.

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