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Mon Jun 6, 2016, 05:44 PM Jun 2016

‘1,000 deaths is too good for you’: Serial British pedophile receives 22 life sentences [View all]

Source: Washington Post

By Peter Holley June 6 at 3:02 PM

When it came to sexually abusing children, Richard Huckle proudly fashioned himself an expert. The Christian schoolteacher from England was so adept at taking advantage of impoverished children in Malaysia and Cambodia, he bragged online that he had authored a how-to guide for others to follow in his footsteps, according to the BBC.

"Impoverished kids are definitely much easier to seduce than middle-class Western kids," Huckle wrote in an online post cited by the BBC. "I still plan on publishing a guide on this subject sometime.” "I'd hit the jackpot," he commented on another occasion, "a 3yo girl as loyal to me as my dog and nobody seemed to care."

When it came to preying on vulnerable children, investigators say, few have done it with more ruthless planning than Huckle. When he was finally arrested in 2014 after eight years of terror, prosecutors accused him of raping and abusing nearly two-dozen children ranging in age from 6 months to 12 years, the BBC reported. Police believe the total number of children victimized by Huckle is actually more than 200.

On Monday, a British judge referred to the 60-page guide titled “Pedophiles & Poverty: Child Lover Guide” as a "truly evil document," according to the BBC. Judge Peter Rook then sentenced the 30-year-old to 22 life terms, of which he will serve a minimum of 25 years behind bars for committing 71 offenses against children, the BBC reported. "It is very rare indeed that a judge has to sentence sexual offending by one person on such a scale as this," Rook said.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/06/06/1000-deaths-is-too-good-for-you-serial-british-pedophile-receives-22-life-sentences/

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"he will serve a minimum of 25 years behind bars " Ex Lurker Jun 2016 #1
It's not about how long, it's about how well Major Nikon Jun 2016 #4
Sexual predators have the highest rate of recidivism among convicted felons... gregcrawford Jun 2016 #2
Sex Offenders Register PaddyIrishman Jun 2016 #19
All I know is... ReRe Jun 2016 #3
'tis interesting though, how few priests are serving any time at all for these kinds of crimes askeptic Jun 2016 #5
... Or politicians, or any Ghost Dog Jun 2016 #10
I'm glad this judge took it upon himself to issue this sentence passiveporcupine Jun 2016 #6
parole... Ironing Man Jun 2016 #20
I think being thrown in a vat of boiling oil, or perhaps being flayed alive is Calista241 Jun 2016 #7
+1000 smirkymonkey Jun 2016 #12
Piece of Shit IronLionZion Jun 2016 #8
If only Catholic priests could get that punishment. nt valerief Jun 2016 #9
A 6 month old!!!! dhol82 Jun 2016 #11
1000 deaths would be perfect, actually. cigsandcoffee Jun 2016 #13
I have no words. PatrickforO Jun 2016 #14
Got a tad more punishment than Epstein and the Lolita Express /nt trudyco Jun 2016 #15
At least eight years of this activity? Laffy Kat Jun 2016 #16
His victims were "impoverished children in Malaysia and Cambodia" milestogo Jun 2016 #17
Govt must take care of 23 children Huckle abused Judi Lynn Jun 2016 #18
God, what a disgusting creep! smirkymonkey Jun 2016 #23
How is someone serving 25 life sentences eligible to be released after only 25 years? Just reading posts Jun 2016 #21
Finally these child/infant predators are tried by the courts in their home country. Sunlei Jun 2016 #22
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