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Children’s Hospital Pediatric Endocrinologist Charged With Collecting Child Porn

This just in from U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz’s Office:

A pediatric endocrinologist was charged today in federal court with receipt of child pornography.

Richard Keller, MD, 56, of Andover, was arrested and charged today with receipt of child pornography. It is alleged that Dr. Keller knowingly received films depicting minors engaged in sexually explicit conduct. According to court documents Dr. Keller purchased and ordered over 50 DVDs of child pornography online.

At this time, more than 500 photographs and between 60 – 100 DVDs have been recovered during an ongoing search of Dr. Keller’s home today. Dr. Keller is a pediatric endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and a pediatrics instructor at Harvard Medical School. Before stepping down in 2011, Keller was the Medical Director at Phillips Academy for 19 years.

If convicted, Keller faces a mandatory minimum of five years and up to 20 years in prison, to be followed by up to lifetime supervised release and a $250,000 fine. Continue reading