JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Franklin King was sentenced Tuesday to 7 years and 6 months in federal prison for receiving child pornography over the Internet.

United States District Judge Timothy J. Corrigan also sentenced the 40-year-old Interlachen man was also ordered to serve a life term of supervision and register as a sex offender upon his release from prison. King has been in the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service since his arrest on October 10, 2013.

According to court documents, an agent with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations in Jacksonville began investigation into King trading images and videos depicting child pornography online. Using specialized software, the agent determined that a host computer using an Internet Protocol  address in Putnam County was hosting images of child pornography using a file-sharing program. The agent made a successful connection to this host computer and downloaded several images that depicted child pornography.

Further investigation revealed that the subscriber information traced back to King’s home in Interlachen.

Subsequently, agents and local officers executed a federal search warrant at King’s residence. Agents seized King’s computer and other items of electronic media. A forensic analysis of King?s computer media revealed that it contained a total of 808 images that featured the sexual abuse of minor children.