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Former LSU player Drake Davis now facing child pornography charges

2 years 1 week 3 days ago Wednesday, September 19 2018 Sep 19, 2018 September 19, 2018 11:22 AM September 19, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Drake Davis, the LSU wide receiver who was suspended after being accused of beating his girlfriend, has now been booked on child pornography charges.

The new charges were filed in East Baton Rouge Parish within the past day. According to the affidavit from LSU Police, lewd videos involving juveniles were found on the former player's phone, discovered as police investigated the abuse allegations.

In the arrest records, police say they found messages containing two videos depicting children in alleged sex acts. The first involved a child, who investigators say appeared to be under the age of 10, touching him/herself in a bathtub. A second video depicted a child roughly 5 years old hitting his genitalia against a desk fan.

Both videos were sent to Davis via text message last year and were marked as 'read' in his phone. Police say Davis never deleted the messages.

Earlier this week, a judge ordered Davis remain jailed in relation to his battery charges. He has now been booked on two counts of pornography involving juveniles.

Davis' attorney would not provide a comment, saying that the new charges were only filed within the past 24 hours.

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