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UPDATE: Tippah man facing child porn charges now in custody of U.S. Marshals

A Tippah County man accused of sending and receiving child porn through a computer connected to wi-fi at a public library and the county courthouse is now in the custody of the U.S. Marshals.

Posted: May. 2, 2018 1:00 PM

TIPPAH COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - A Tippah County man accused of sending and receiving child porn through a computer connected to wi-fi at a public library and the county courthouse is now in the custody of the U.S. Marshals.

A federal complaint says Jeffrey DeWayne Hopkins admitted to sending and receiving child porn for nearly a decade and had more than five gigabytes of images on his computer.

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Investigators say they also found evidence Hopkins had taken photos of minor girls through the windows of a home.

He was being held in the Lafayette County jail. However, after a detention hearing Monday, he was remanded into the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service.

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