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McDowell County man charged with child porn possession

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Jacob Leroy Nealen Jacob Leroy Nealen
AVONDALE (WVVA) - A McDowell County has been arrested on multiple counts of child porn possession.

Detective R.L. Blevins of the McDowell County Sheriff's Office was investigating reports of sexual abuse when he found Jacob Leroy Nealen of Avondale, near Iaeger, in possesion of child pornography, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

Nealen, 72, is charged with 20 counts of possession of child porn. Additional charges are possible, pending a digital forensic examination of Nealen's electronic devices.

He is being held at Southwestern Regional Jail on $50,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for April 11.
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