Former Georgia pediatric nurse pleads guilty to distributing “depraved” child pornography

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A former pediatric nurse practitioner in Columbus, Ga. has pled guilty to distribution of child pornography.

William Clinton Storey, 41, of Preston, pleaded guilty this week to one count of distribution and will spend up to 20 years in prison.

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“William Storey will spend a significant period of time in prison for his role in distributing large amounts of the most depraved depictions of child sexual abuse online—a criminal act made even more disturbing knowing he was a pediatric nurse practitioner at the time of his crimes,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Peter D. Leary.

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According to court documents, Storey had uploaded five files of suspected child pornography on Snapchat in 2019. Agents searched his home and business and found approximately 6,000 videos and 24,000 images of child pornography on his devices.

“The files contained depictions of babies, small toddlers, minors engaged in bondage and male and female prepubescent children being sexually abused by adult males,” officials said.

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Storey will be required to register as a sex offender upon his release. His sentencing hearing is scheduled for August 17.

The case was investigated by the GBI and FBI with assistance from the Webster County Sheriff’s Office.