LAUDERDALE COUNTY, Ala. (WAAY) - Authorities have released more information about yesterday's arrest of a Florence man on child pornography charges, just days after his wife was arrested.

Matthew Ayers, 41, was arrested Thursday afternoon. He is charged with possession of child pornography, production of child pornography, sodomy,  rape, sexual abuse and willful sexual abuse of a child under 12.

Patricia Ayers, 32,  was charged Jan. 4 with possession of child pornography and five counts of production of child pornography.

Lauderdale County investigators say nude photos of a 7-year-old girl were found on Patricia Ayers' computer, and forensic experts found a sexually suggestive photo of the couple with the girl that appeared to be taken in the couple's home on County Road 298.

Both Matthew and Patricia Ayers are in the Lauderdale County Detention Center with bonds set at $1 million.

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