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      Mt. Morris couple charged with child pornography and child sexual assault

      25-year old Daniel Hall and 26-year old Alisha Hall remain the Genesee County jail.

      Update: 2/10/2012

      25-year old Daniel Hall and his wife Alisha Hall made another court appearance Friday. The couple's parental rights of their infant child were temporarily suspended. They will not be allowed to have supervised visits with their daughter while in jail. It was also decide in court that the child be removed from the care of Daniel's mother and moved into foster care.

      An attorney revealed in that same court appearance that Alisha is developmentally disabled and cannot read.

      Investigators say the couple allegedly dabbled in child pornography since the summer.

      According to court documents obtained by NBC25 Alisha told a judge during her arraigment "In July I got arrested for child pornography but one of the officer's thought it wasn't mine."

      In that same court document Daniel told a judge "I don't believe I've done what they are saying I've done, I don't believe to be...I don't, I don't belong here."

      NBC25 also found that during an investigation in Saginaw County, Daniel sent an instant message to an undercover officer that read he likes children more than his wife but she doesn't mind watching."

      Daniel is the son of Jack Hall. He is spending a life sentence for the 1999 conviction for kidnapping and the attempted murder of two young girls. It's not known if Daniel was abused by his father.

      Original story date: 2/09/2012

      Mt. Morris police say they are investigating a married couple for child pornography and abuse.

      25-year old Daniel Hall and 26-year old Alisha Hall were arrested Saturday and arraigned on Tuesday in Genesee County. They face a number of child pornagrapy and child abuse charges.

      Investigators say Daniel Hall sexually assaulted a six-month old infant while his wife, Alisha n Hall took photos.

      "It was disturbing. I've never seen anything like this. It's something you don't want to see," said Mt. Morris Police Chief Keith Becker.

      Chief Becker is calling this one of the worst cases he's ever had to investigate in his 21-years on the force.

      An investigation in Saginaw County led them to the couple's Mt. Morris home where detectives found hundreds of child pornographic images on the couple's computer. Investigators say 13 photos show Hall performing sexual acts with an infant girl.

      "I get nauseas. I got nauseas," said Chief Becker.

      Neighbors of the couple told NBC25 they were stunned by the news.

      "Disgusted. I'm sick and feel so sad for that child," said Angela Bedard.

      "How could you cross the line and do something like that. If you could do that what else could you do?" said Angela's husband, James Bedard.

      The Bedard's have lived next door to Daniel Hall for about 11 years. They say they always thought he was strange.

      Daniel Hall posted videos on his Youtube channel that gives a glimps of the couple's life at home.

      "I'm so disturbed that we've been in this proximity to these people so many years," said Angela.

      "It's definitley scary to live here four years with children and not know something like that could happen next door," said James.

      Chief Becker said the investigation is still ongoing and believes after interviewing Alisha that there could be more victims.

      "She said he (Daniel) stated to her that he wanted to stop hurting kids. That's kids with an "S" that's my concern."

      C hief Becker said the suspects have an infant and another on the way

      C hild Protective Services is expected to terminate the couples parental rights tomorrow.

      B oth suspects remain in jail but could post bail.