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St. Louis County man faces child porn, sodomy charges

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Askew is facing multiple child pornography charges after police locate images on hard drive ( Credit: KMOV) Askew is facing multiple child pornography charges after police locate images on hard drive ( Credit: KMOV)
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) -

A St. Louis County man is facing child pornography charges after taking photos of his sexual acts with underage boys, court documents made public Friday said.

In August 2017, officers searched a home in the 4000 block of Heidelberg where they found an external hard drive containing 1,100 videos and pictures of child pornography. Upon reviewing the content, officer found images of 49-year-old Johnathon Askew touching and performing oral sex on two boys under the age of six, police said.

According to authorities, photos seized during the search show Askew touching one of the victims inappropriately. The boy was four-year-old at the time, police said.

Askew was charged with one count of possession of child pornography, two counts of promoting child pornography and four counts of statutory sodomy of a persons less than 14 years old.

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