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Windsor man faces 86 charges in child porn case

07/31/2015 11:08 EDT | Updated 07/31/2016 05:59 EDT
A 22-year-old man from Windsor, Ont., faces 86 charges relating to child pornography involving 26 victims from around the globe, according to the Windsor Police Service.

An investigation that started last fall has uncovered an alleged 26 male victims between the ages of 13 and 21, police said in a news release. They are located as far away as Australia and as close as the U.S. 

The Windsor Police said its Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit executed a search warrant at a residence on Sept. 23, 2014. 

Police arrested the suspect and seized computers and media storage devices. The suspect was charged with possession, accessing and making available child pornography.

The ICE unit continued with its investigation, analysing the computers and storage devices. 

Police said Thursday they found hundreds of videos that consisted of Skype conversations in which the suspect told males to commit various acts, which he recorded. 

The recording were made between December 2013 and September 2014, police said.

On Thursday, investigators announced further charges. The suspect now faces:

- 23 counts of luring a person under the age of 18 for the purpose of making child pornography.

- 14 counts of luring a person under the age of 16 for the purpose of facilitating the offence of invitation to sexual touching.

- Five counts of luring a person under the age of 16 for the purpose of facilitating the offence of bestiality.

- 24 counts of making child pornography.

- 11 counts of Invitation to sexual touching.

- Five counts of inciting bestiality.

- Four counts of counseling bestiality.

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