The United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Beth Phillips, announced that an Ozark man was sentenced to prison in federal court today for producing child pornography.

U.S. District Judge Richard E. Dorr sentenced Timothy Kemner , 35, to 30 years in federal prison without parole. Kemner was also ordered to spend the rest of his life on supervised release following his prison term.

Kemner pleaded guilty, on October 18 2010, to using a minor to produce child pornography between Jan. 1, 2002, and Jan. 16, 2010.