Police: Summerville man facing child porn charges

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Authorities say a Cyber Tip line has led to the arrest of Mark Leonard Melcher of Summerville.

The 67 year old was arrested Feb 13th and is facing 20 charges connected to the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Investigators say they received a CyberTipline report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) which led them to Melcher.

According to authorities, Melcher possessed multiple files of child pornography.

The case will be prosecuted by the Attorney General's Office.

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