DALLAS (ValleyCentral, Texas) – A Dallas man was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison on Thursday for making photos and videos of himself assaulting a friend’s daughter over a two-year period. .
Mark Allen Miller, 35, was indicted in June 2020 and pleaded guilty to two counts of child pornography in March 2022.
according to a statement Police were dispatched to the victim’s home after the victim’s father walked into Miller and raped his then 9-year-old daughter, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Texas said.
The father told law enforcement that he and Miller had been friends for more than a decade and that he spent the night at their home.
When the father heard noises in the house and went to check, he noticed that Miller was not in the living room where he had slept.
The father entered his daughter’s bedroom and found Miller harassing the victim.
The victim was immediately taken to hospital, where she confirmed that Miller repeatedly raped her and photographed her.
Miller admitted to police that he had sexually touched children for years.
Forensic analysis of his electronic devices revealed that he had produced five videos and 132 child pornography images involving a victim dating back two years, when she was 7 years old.
Analysts confirmed that Miller’s device contained more than 8,000 pornographic images of other children.
The case is being investigated by the Rockwall Police Department, the Rockwall County Sheriff’s Office and the FBI Dallas Field Office.