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Pearl River couple indicted on child sex, porn charges

Source: St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Source: St. Tammany Parish District Attorney
ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (WVUE) -

A Pearl River man was indicted Thursday by a St. Tammany Parish grand jury on sex charges involving children.

David Allen Hammond Jr., 39, faces first-degree rape, sexual battery of a victim under 13, oral sexual battery, 500 counts of production of pornography involving juveniles and 300 counts of pornography involving juveniles under 13. Hammond’s charges also include distribution/possession with the intent to distribute pornography involving juveniles.

Hammond’s wife, 33-year-old Melissa Mary Hammond of Slidell, also was indicted on indecent behavior with a juvenile victim under 13, indecent behavior with a juvenile and seven counts of production of pornography involving juveniles.

Both were charged with obstruction of justice.

The rape occurred between Nov. 20, 2015, and Dec. 9, 2016, the same time frame as most of the charges. Most of the charges against the couple involve the same victim.

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