Ex-Fresno HS coach gets 7 years in prison for child pornography

FRESNO, Calif.

John Richards, 41, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison. He was arrested in August of last year.

Prosecutors say Richards watched and shared child pornography on the internet.

Richards was dismissed as a substitute teacher and resigned as a coach after the investigation began.

Fresno Unified officials said there was no evidence that Richards had sexual contact with any students.

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