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Richmond man, researcher at William & Mary charged with child porn

Michael Wilson mugshot (Source: Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail) Michael Wilson mugshot (Source: Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail)
Michael Wilson (Source: The Center For Conservation Biology) Michael Wilson (Source: The Center For Conservation Biology)
WILLIAMSBURG, VA (WWBT) -

A Richmond man and researcher at the College of William and Mary is facing multiple child pornography charges.

Campus police have arrested 46-year-old Michael Wilson Friday afternoon and was charged with four felony counts of possession of child pornography.

He is a research biologist at the Center for Conservation Biology, according to their website

According to school protocol, he is on administrative leave and not allowed on campus right now. 

School officials would not indicate whether or not the child pornography was allegedly discovered on campus property. 

Wilson is being held at the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

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