Suffolk

Ipswich organist David Templing admits child porn charges

  • 9 November 2012
  • From the section Suffolk

An organ teacher who ran a music shop in Ipswich has pleaded guilty to making nearly 6,000 indecent photographs of children.

David Templing, of Martlesham Heath was charged with nine counts of making photographs or pseudo-photographs between 2005 and 2011.

The 54-year-old also admitted a charge of recording a private act without the other person's consent.

He appeared at Ipswich Crown Court and is due to be sentenced in December.

The charges follow the discovery of 5,817 images by police.

Templing used to run Haven Keyboards on Felixstowe Road, Ipswich.

As well as providing music lessons, he performed concerts locally and also released several CDs of organ music.

He has been remanded on bail until sentencing.

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