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Former Navy chief to serve 5 years for child pornography

Investigators said Michael Eiker collected more than 1,000 images of child sexual abuse and kept a journal documenting his nearly 10-year involvement with child pornography.

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- A former chief petty officer in the United States Navy will spend five years in prison after a conviction for possession of child pornography.

Investigators said Michael Eiker, 40, of Virginia Beach had child pornography on his government-assigned computer. His command found the graphic images when he turned the computer in for software upgrades.

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) began looking into the matter.

When investigators executed a search warrant at Eiker's home, they found more graphic material.

In all, Eiker collected more than 1,000 images of child sexual abuse. He also had a journal in his home that documented his involvement in child pornography dating back close to a decade.

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