M Jenny Edwards
SME, Animal Sexual Abuse and Exploitation
PORNOGRAPY, OBSCENITY, ALTERED IMAGES
Description: Production, possession, or distribution of pornography involving animals and humans. See also: CRUSH VIDEO
Linked Crimes: Stuff
Couple indicted for producing hundreds of bestiality videos
LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA - Minton ("Kurt") Morris, 56 and his wife Nina, 52 have been released on bond after being indicted on numerous counts of bestiality for producing bestiality videos.
Bestialty videos are very popular on the Internet. Many are available free, but the more graphic and detailed ones are often sold to interested buyers.
During a child porn investigation, it was discovered that Minton Morris had produced more than 250 bestiality videos featuring Nina having sex with one of the family dogs. Video evidence of juveniles were also found, along with drugs and paraphernalia.
The Morrises were arrested in September, and initially jailed on more than $6.5 million each. Minton Morris was released October 1, 2015 after posting a $10,000 bond with the court. Nina Morris was released on October 12, after posting a bond of $75,000.
Louisiana considers bestiality a crime against nature, and commission can result in up to five years imprisonment per count. Child pornogrpaphy is also considered a serious offense. Fines for possession involving juveniles can be up to $50,000 per count, and production of obscene pornography can result in ten to twenty years imprisonment per count.
Case Summaries - PORNOGRAPHY, SOLICITATION, CONSPIRACY
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Minton and Nina Morris