Marion Man Charged With Child Pornography

Jacob Daylen Ross, age 45 of Marion is facing a dozen charges after authorities say they found child pornography involving victims between the ages of one and three. McDowell County Sheriff’s Office says an investigation began after detectives received information he was having inappropriate sexual contact with children. During that investigation, authorities say they found electronic files containing child pornography involving victims from 1-3 years old. Ross is charged with 12 counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor in connection with the case. The Mcdowell County Sheriff’s office continues to investigate this case and the electronic files that were found. If you have any questions call Detective Andy Manis at 828-652-2237.