Fmr. Radnor Township commissioner Philip Ahr pleads guilty to child porn charges

RADNOR TWP., Pa. (WPVI) -- Former Radnor Township commissioner Philip Ahr pleaded guilty to child pornography charges on Tuesday afternoon.

The plea came as his trial was about to start.

Philip Ahr was indicted last year on federal child pornography charges.

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Fmr. Radnor commissioner heading to trial on child porn charges. Jeannette Reyes reports during Action News at 12:30pm on November 30, 2017.

He's accused of downloading, possessing and distributing material dating back to 2013.

The 66-year-old resigned from the Board of Commissioners following his arrest.

Ahr faces a mandatory five-year minimum prison sentence.

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Radnor Township board chairman faces child porn charges. Chad Pradelli reports during Action News at 6pm on October 11, 2017.

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