updated 7/17/2008 12:53:03 AM ET 2008-07-17T04:53:03

The former stepfather of a 12-year-old Vermont girl found dead earlier this month was indicted on child pornography charges.

The U.S. attorney's office said a grand jury indicted Raymond Gagnon on Wednesday on charges of transporting child pornography in April 2007 and possessing a computer containing child pornography on July 1.

The 40-year-old San Antonio man's former stepdaughter, Brooke Bennett, disappeared June 25 and was found a week later buried in Vermont.

Gagnon faces obstruction of justice charges in the girl's disappearance. A lawyer listed for him in court documents didn't return an after-hours call.

Brooke's uncle Michael Jacques has been charged with her kidnapping. No one has been charged in her death.

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