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Belle Plaine man pleads guilty to child porn charges

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A Belle Plaine man has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of receiving child pornography.

James Byers, 56, entered the plea Monday.

According to the United States Attorney's Office of the Northern District of Iowa, Byers admitted to knowingly receiving images of kids engaged in sexually explicit conduct between May 2007 and October 2008.

A sentencing date has not been set, but Byers faces five to 20 years in prison, a $250,000 fine, a $100 special assessment, and five years to life of supervised release.

Byers remains in U.S. Marshal custody until sentencing.

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