May 22, 2014 2:30 pm

Teen charged in Halifax child porn case will go to trial in November

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HALIFAX – One of two teens facing charges in a prominent child-pornography case will go to trial in November in Halifax provincial court.

A mandatory ban prohibits the identification of the alleged victim in the case, and the two youths charged cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

The name of the girl, who is deceased, has been previously widely reported but Judge Jamie Campbell made an order in accordance with the mandatory ban on identification of an alleged victim of child pornography during a hearing in April.

Two teens face charges of distributing child pornography in connection with the case, while one of them also faces a charge of making child pornography.

The other youth goes to trial in September.

© The Canadian Press, 2014