Mississippi man accused of molesting children as young as 8 years old, distributing child pornography

Published 8:07 am Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Authorities in Mississippi are looking for more victims of a man they accuse of molesting children as young as 8 years old and distributing pornographic images.

News outlets report the Desoto County Sheriff’s Department arrested 24-year-old Daniel Coulston at his family’s home on Monday. He’s charged with molesting children under the age of 16 and manufacturing, possessing and distributing child pornography.

Det. Steve Logan said Coulston took pornographic photos and video of himself with children and shared them online.

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The state attorney general’s Internet Crimes Against Children task force began investigating after someone reported seeing disturbing images.

Investigators believe electronics seized during a search of Coulston’s home in Southaven, Mississippi, could contain more evidence.

WREG reported that Coulston’s father said he was shocked and heartbroken.