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Utica man sentenced to 20 years on child porn charges

By WKTV News

(WKTV) - A Utica man was sentenced Thursday on two counts of receiving and three counts of possessing child pornography, U.S. Attorney Richard S. Hartunian said.

John Killingbeck, 63, was sentenced to a total of 20 years in federal prison. He will received concurrent sentences of 20 years on each of his convictions for receiving child pornography to be served concurrently and 10-year sentences on each of the possession charges. Killingbeck will also be placed on federal supervised release for an additional 20 years and will have to register as a sex offender.

Killingbeck was found guilty in December after a jury trial.

His arrest was the result of an investigation by the Oneida County Child Advocacy Center, Oneida County District Attorney's Office and the Utica Police Department.

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