Matthew Gourley will be sentenced in November, facing a minimum of 15 years in prison. 

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man from Crafton has pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting a 12-year-old girl.

Matthew Gourley pleaded guilty to federal charges on Friday.

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Prosecutors found that Gourley forced the girl into sexually explicit conduct while he took photos and video.

Police tracked Gourley down after he posted those images in a chat room.

Gourley will be sentenced in November, facing a minimum of 15 years in prison.