Meridian man arrested for child exploitation - - Jackson, MS

Meridian man arrested for child exploitation

Source: Attorney General's office Source: Attorney General's office
MERIDIAN, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

According to Attorney General Jim Hood, 32-year-old Eric Deshawn Smith, of Meridian, has been arrested and charged with one count of child exploitation.

Smith was arrested late Monday at his home by investigators.

It was discovered through an investigation that Smith was allegedly downloading images and videos of child sexual abuse.

Smith was booked into the Lauderdale County Jail.

No bond has been set at this time. If convicted, he faces up to 40 years behind bars.]

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