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Supreme Court overturns part of Pierce County case against convicted child rapist, pornographer

The state Supreme Court has overturned 20 counts against a Tacoma man convicted in 2004 of dozens of child rape and child pornography crimes.

In 2004, Neil Grenning was convicted of 72 counts and sentenced to 117 years in prison after a jury convicted him of raping, molesting, exploiting and assaulting two boys in 2001 and 2002. Prosecutors alleged Grenning had taken photos of himself sexually assaulting the boys.

Grenning appealed his conviction. The state Court of Appeals largely upheld the conviction but overturned his conviction on 20 counts of possession of child pornography.

The state Supreme Court reviewed the

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