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Gadsden man convicted in child porno case

BIRMINGHAM, Ala (AP) - A Gadsden man awaits sentencing after a federal jury convicted him for producing child pornography.

Alice Martin, the U-S Attorney for Alabama's Northern District, said 47-year-old Martin Tracy McBurnette was found guilty Friday in Birmingham federal court.

Prosecutors said McBurnette enticed a 7-year-oldd child to engage in sexually explicit conduct and then produce illicit images involving the child.

McBurnette also faces rape, sodomy and sexual abuse in state court.

A sentencing hearing was set for Feb. 26. in federal court.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) AP-NY-11-11-08 0627EST

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