BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington man accused of stabbing a woman more than 100 times in a hotel room in May was charged Wednesday with possession of child pornography in connection with photos collected by police from his cell phone.

New felony charges state that Kyle Brestan, 32, was in possession of pornographic images of a 14-year-old girl.  Last week, Brestan was charged with murder in the death of Shannon Hastings, a Peoria woman found May 21 in a room of the Econo Lodge on Brock Drive on the city's west side.

According to a statement read in court Wednesday by Assistant State's Attorney Jacob Harlow, police found the illegal photos of the girl on the suspect's phone during their investigation into Hastings' death.

Harlow told Associate Judge Bill Yoder that the minor girl told authorities she met Brestan at a support group for addicts and started spending time with him. 

She said she stayed with Brestan during her spring break from March 24 to March 31 and that he later took the nude photos of her after she had been drinking, according to Harlow.

Yoder set Brestan's bond at $1 million on the new charges, meaning he must post $100,035. The murder charges carry an additional $500,035 bond requirement.

In his bond request, Harlow described Brestan as a "self-reported drug user" with multiple convictions for domestic battery in northern Illinois.

The public defender's office was appointed to represent Brestan in both cases.

Brestan is scheduled for a June 23 arraignment on the new charges that carry a possible 15 years in prison on each count, if convicted. Any sentence in the child pornography case would be consecutive to the 45 years to life sentence he could receive if he is convicted of Hastings' murder.

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