MASSAPEQUA MAN FACES MANDATORY LIFE SENTENCE IN CHILD EXPLOITATION CASE
Newsday.com/Robert E. Kessler
Jay Kroll, a 58 year old Massapequa man who served six years in state prison for sodomizingan 11 year old, was indicted on charges of videotaping “sexually explicit conduct” witha 13 year old. Kroll, a registered sex offender, pleaded guilty to child exploitation chargesand will face a mandatory sentence of life plus 10 years in prison. The current case arose in2013 after agents of Homeland Security Investigations searching the Internet came across what theybelieved was Kroll accessing child pornography, the prosecutors said. In searching Kroll's home,they found hundreds of pictures of him sexually abusing another boy in 2011 when that youngster was12- and 13-years-old, the prosecutors said. Kroll pleaded guilty to two counts of sexuallyexploiting a child, one count of possession of child pornography and one count of being aregistered sex offender who committed a felony involving a child.
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