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Blogger faces additional charges for exploiting Cochran's wife

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MADISON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Madison and Rankin Counties District Attorney Michael Guest confirmed today that 28-year-old blogger Clayton Kelly is now facing an additional felony charge of photographing or filming an individual without permission.

This latest charge can carry up to a 5 year sentence.

Kelly's preliminary hearing is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 in Madison.

On Saturday, Kelly went into a nursing home and photographed the bedridden wife of Republican U.S. Senator Thad Cochran without permission and posted an image online as part of an anti-Cochran video.

Rose Cochran has lived at St. Catherine's Village since 2000 and we are told she has dementia.

Kelly is also charged with a felony, exploitation of a vulnerable adult. 

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