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Cumberland Man Arrested on Child Porn, Sex Assault Charges

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Francis Marrin (Photo: Piedmont Regional Jail) Francis Marrin (Photo: Piedmont Regional Jail)
A Cumberland County man has been arrested and jailed on 33 felony charges; 42-year-old Francis Marrin, Jr. is being held without bond at Piedmont Regional Jail.

In a release from Virginia State Police, authorities say an investigation began in April 2014, stemming from allegations against Marrin of child pornography and sexual assault involving a 16-year-old female.

During the course of the investigation, a second female teenage victim was discovered and identified. 

This week, a Cumberland County grand jury handed up 33 felony indictments against Marrin, including:
  • production and possession of child pornography
  • unlawful filming of another (minor),
  • aggravated sexual battery

Marrin is currently being held without bond at Piedmont Regional Jail in Farmville. Virginia State Police continue their investigation.

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