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Man accused of killing pigs now faces porn charges

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BLOOMINGTON -- A central Illinois man charged earlier this month with torturing and killing pigs has been accused of child pornography and sexual abuse.

The (Bloomington) Pantagraph reports (http://bit.ly/ZJVdC5 ) Quentin Getty was charged with soliciting and disseminating pornographic images of a minor girl with whom he was acquainted. He's also accused of aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

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The 22-year-old from Arrowsmith has been in custody on charges he shot two pigs with a crossbow and then slit the animals' throats. Authorities found evidence of the pigs in the trunk of his vehicle.

Getty was on probation for shooting a cow with a crossbow in 2010 and has also been charged with residential burglary for a Dec. 27 break-in.

He was being held on $100,025 bail and could not be reached for comment.

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Information from: The Pantagraph, http://www.pantagraph.com

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