Former LaGrange TV station owner sentenced to 1,000 years in prison

(WTVM) - A former TV station owner is sentenced to 1,000 years in prison for sexual exploitation of children.

Peter Mallory was sentenced Tuesday in a Troup County courtroom on 60 counts of child exploitation.

Each of the first 50 counts carries a 20 year sentence. The last 10 counts carry a concurrent sentence of 5 years. Mallory was also charged with three counts of invasion of privacy and tampering with evidence.

Mallory is the former owner of TV 33, a local television station in LaGrange.

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