JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — A Humphreys County man is going to prison for possession of child pornography.
Leroy Bowman, 26, of Belzoni, pled guilty to one count of child exploitation Monday, October 31, 2016.
Bowman was sentenced to 40 years in prison; 30 years were suspended. He will only have to serve 10 years followed by five years of supervision.
Bowman also has to pay $1,000 to the Mississippi Children’s Trust Fund; he has to make an additional payment of $1,000 to the Mississippi Crime Victim Compensation Fund.
In May 2015, Bowman was arrested at his home.
Authorities found that “Bowman was in possession of electronic media which contained child sexual exploitation images.”