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Neillsville man arrested for child porn

by Kelsi Schindler

NEILLSVILLE (WAOW) -- A Neillsville man has been arrested and charged with possession of child porn.

William J. Bender, 66, confessed to having child porn and chatting with a girl who said she was a 13-year-old from Florida.

Bender was taken into police custody Saturday, June 6.

Bender denied ever meeting the girl, though said that he had traveled to Florida near the area where the girl was from, according to a news release from Attorney General Van Hollen.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 23.

Online Reporter: Kelsi Schindler

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