Testimony begins for Former Hancock Co. teacher accused of possessing child porn

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HANCOCK COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Testimony has started in the trial of a former Hancock County teacher accused of possessing child pornography.

Daniel Scott Neal was charged in 2012 on 39 counts of child porn possession.

Investigators and Neal’s ex-wife were among those who testified Tuesday.

A jury was selected Monday and lawyers on both sides made their opening statements.

Prosecutors say hundreds of video clips and pictures of suspected child porn were found on his computer more than seven years ago.

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(This story was originally published on July 23, 2019)

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