A 26-year-old Okawville man will spend five years in prison after pleading guilty to a child pornography charge.
Casey A. Koepke was sentenced Thursday in federal court in East St. Louis, according to a release from prosecutors.
He was also ordered to pay a $500 fine, register as a sex offender and serve five years on parole after his prison term.
Koepke was indicted by a federal grand jury on March 22, according to court records. The charge indicates he received incriminating files in November 2016.
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He initially pleaded not guilty, and his case was set for a jury trial in August. However, court records indicate he changed his plea to guilty in July.