Grandfather prison bound for sex abuse

Jack Manning guilty of producing child pornography. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)
Jack Manning guilty of producing child pornography. (Photo/Montgomery County Jail)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A Troy grandfather will spend 25 years in prison for sex abuse.

A federal judge sentenced Jack Manning, 62, Tuesday. He was convicted of photographing his abuse of a young child.

Manning pleaded guilty in May to producing of child pornography.

U.S. Assistant Attorney Kyle Healey is quoted in the Associated Press as saying, “the depravity of Mr. Manning’s actions cannot be overstated.”

Manning is now registered as a sex offender. He must also undergo therapy must be supervised should he be released early.

Manning’s step-grandson, Michael Epley, also pleaded guilty to two counts connected to the same investigation.

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