Ohio pediatric doctor faces child porn charge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors are alleging the director of a pediatric cancer radiation unit at Ohio State University downloaded sexually explicit child pornography videos and photos.

A criminal complaint filed Wednesday in federal court in Columbus charges Dr. Christopher Pelloski with a single count of receiving child pornography.

The complaint says Pelloski acknowledged to a member of a Franklin County special investigations unit that he used his home desktop computer and a laptop belonging to Ohio State to download child pornography.

The 39-year-old Pelloski is director of the Pediatric Radiation Oncology Program at Ohio State's James Cancer Hospital, which also receives referrals from Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.

Pelloski's attorney Stephen Palmer said he was still gathering information and couldn't comment.

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