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Elkhart man sentenced for child pornography

ELKHART, Ind — A judge sentenced an Elkhart man for an extensive child pornography operation. 

Jeffrey Cripe, 28, will spend 20 years behind bars and be supervised for 25 years after he's released.

Court documents say he made child pornography available online for six months during 2012. Some of the images showed children being sexually abused.

Cripe also approached young girls and enticed them into taking pornographic images for him. 

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