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Roommate found obscene content on computer; now Joplin man sentenced to five years

Updated Monday April 26, 2010 - 3:45 PM CST

After previously pleading guilty to possession of child pornography, on Monday Joshua Speraneo was sentenced to five years in prison.

Updated Feb 1, 2010 - 6:40 PM CST

Joshua Speraneo was arrested by police in June after his roommate reported finding child porn pictures and video on his computer.

On Tuesday Speraneo, of Joplin, plead guilty to possessing child pornography.  Police say Speraneo had admitted downloading the pornography.

Reported June 11, 2009 - 4:59 PM CST

Joshua Speraneo is charged with possession of child pornography after allegedly having more than 20 pictures and one video on a computer.

Joplin police say he admitted to downloading and possessing child porn using the file-sharing software Lime Wire.

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