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David Robert Morris Hit With 30-Year Prison Sentence for Using Phoenix Home as Kiddie Porn Studio

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A Phoenix man who used his west Phoenix home to shoot kiddie-porn films was sentenced today in Maricopa County Superior Court to 30 years in prison.

David Robert Morris pleaded guilty in May to two counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, one count of child molestation, and one count of sexual conduct with a minor.

In addition to 30 years of "flat time" (meaning he'll have to serve all 30 years), Judge Connie Contes sentenced Morris to lifetime probation following his release (if he's alive to be let go after all that time in the slammer).

Morris was arrested in October and initially charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation and seven counts of sexual conduct with a minor.

Morris' victims were girls -- one a 3-year-old, the other a 5-year-old -- whom he videotaped as he molested them.

After he was done abusing the girls, he uploaded the videos to the Internet and sold them out of his home.

Morris shot the films at his house in Phoenix, which happens to be just a few blocks from a church and Ironwood Elementary School.

At the time of his arrest, authorities warned that there could potentially be other victims.

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