Georgia man sentenced to 1,000 years for child porn gets parole
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ATLANTA — A former Troup County commissioner once called a prolific collector of child porn will have a chance to spend the rest of his 1,000-year prison sentence on parole. The State Board of Pardons and Paroles released Peter Mallory on parole May 27, three weeks after an appeals court found the sentence for Mallory’s 2012 conviction was appropriate. District Attorney Herb Cranford said he opposed the decision “but was powerless to stop it.” Cranford released a statement Tuesday explaining his opposition after he said several members of the Troup County community expressed concern over Mallory...

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