Pediatrician charged with possessing sexually explicit images of children

A Montgomery County pediatrician has been arrested and charged with possessing sexually explicit images of children following an investigation by police and the District Attorney's Office.

- A Montgomery County pediatrician has been arrested and charged with possessing sexually explicit images of children following an investigation by police and the District Attorney's Office.

48-year-old David S. Kennedy, a Pennsburg resident was arrested Monday, after authorities received a tip from an employee at the same medical practice.

According to investigators, the images were discovered on a cell phone belonging to Kennedy after a nurse practitioner was given a new iPhone by the office in order to handle after hours phone calls over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

While the nurse practitioner was using the phone, she discovered sexually graphic photos of children and other sexual images. Investigators later determined the images belonged to Kennedy. 

Kennedy has been charged with five counts of Sexual Abuse of Children and Criminal use of a Communications facility.

Bail was set to $250,000, and Kennedy was remanded to Montgomery County Correctional Facility.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information is asked to call Montgomery County Detectives at 610-278-3368. 

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