Johnson City man faces child porn charges

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(Source: Ted Overbay, WJHL) 

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) –   A Johnson City man faces federal child pornography charges, according to court records.

FBI agents searched the home of Nathan Alexander Kirkland, 908 Wilson Ave. on Tuesday morning, after which he agreed to be interviewed. According to federal court documents, he confessed to downloading child pornography on his personal computer. 

Agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, accompanied by Johnson City Police, spent hours searching the Wilson Avenue home. 

WJHL staff was on the scene this morning as agents searched that house and saw computers being removed.

Kirkland was charged with receiving child pornography and possessing child pornography.

We will continue to track this story and bring you more details as soon as they become available on News Channel 11, ABC Tri-Cities and WJHL.com. 

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