Mississippi man, wife charged after admitting he collected child pornography for decades

Published 11:08 am Thursday, May 2, 2019

A Mississippi husband and wife have ben charged after authorities discovered the husband had collected “millions” of images and videos of child pornography.

DeSoto County Sheriff’s investigators reported the arrest of Gerald Nathaniel Whitaker, 43, of Southaven and his wife, Georgette, 35.

Sheriff’s investigators said Gerald Whitaker admitted he had collected child porn for decades and had downloaded “millions” of sexually explicit photos and videos of young children.

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Gerald Whitaker was charged with three counts of exploitation of children. His wife is also charged with exploitation of children.

The two were being held on $300,000 bond, each at the DeSoto County jail.