Fort Gordon soldier found guilty of child porn charge

Fort Gordon soldier found guilty of child porn charge

FORT GORDON, GA (WFXG) - A Fort Gordon soldier was found guilty Wednesday of possession of child pornography, Fort Gordon officials said.

Spc. Joel Willis, 24, was sentenced to 12 months confinement in a military facility, said J.C. Matthews, public affairs officer for Fort Gordon. He was also given a bad conduct discharge and reduction in rank to E-1.

Willis was a soldier in the A Company of Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center, where he worked as a patient administration specialist, Matthews said. He joined the Army in November 2010.

Willis is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center while awaiting transfer to a military facility.

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