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Man Sentenced for Sexually Explicit Photos of 8-Year-Old Girl

29-year-old Wayne Niski, of South Portland, was sentenced Wednesday in Portland to 16 ½ years in federal prison

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A Maine man who pleaded guilty to taking sexually explicit pictures of an 8-year-old girl is headed to prison.

The Portland Press Herald reports
that 29-year-old Wayne Niski, of South Portland, was sentenced Wednesday in Portland to 16 ½ years in federal prison.

Federal prosecutors say investigators with the Maine State Police Computer Crimes Unit seized a USB flash drive from Niski's home last March. It had copies of images he had taken in 2013.

Niski pleaded guilty in September to sexual exploitation of a minor. Additional child pornography charges were dismissed under a plea agreement.

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