Former city attorney sentenced in Kansas child porn case

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

A former city attorney of Manhattan, Kansas, has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for possession and transferring of child porn.

U.S. Attorney Tom Beall said 55-year-old Bill Raymond, of Andover, was sentenced Tuesday to 210 months. He pleaded guilty in August to three counts of transferring child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. 

Raymond admitted to emailing child pornography to himself using a cellphone and a computer in November of 2014 and in February and May of 2015. He was also in possession of child porn in July of 2015. 

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The crimes occurred in Butler and Riley counties. Raymond became the city attorney in Manhattan after serving as an assistant county counselor in Sedgwick County.

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