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Former Landstown High teacher indicted for alleged possession of child porn

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Posted at 5:49 PM, Nov 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-07 19:49:50-05

Michael D. Shanklin, Jr., a former teacher, was indicted by a federal grand jury today on one count of possession of child pornography. 

He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, if convicted.

Officials say Shanklin had a computer hard drive containing one or more images of child pornography.  Shanklin was formerly a teacher at Landstown High School in Virginia Beach.

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