A 33-year-old British paedophile, jailed for committing countless crimes of sexual abuse against minors in Malaysia, has been stabbed to death in his cell in a prison in York, England, local media outlets report on Monday.
Richard Huckle, from Ashford, Kent, went on to abuse more than 200 children and posed as a volunteer worker to cajole the little ones.
In 2016, he was sentenced to 22 life sentences after pleading guilty to 71 sexual abuse charges against children aged between six months and 12 years, between 2006 and 2014.Al appear, the paedophile was assaulted in his cell last Sunday in Full Sutton prison during the course of an incident that agents treat as «suspicious.»
During the judicial process that culminated in his imprisonment in 2016, more than 20,000 photographs and videos were found on Huckle’s computer to commit abuses, content he shared with other paedophiles around the world through the «internet dark.»
Researchers found that at the time of his arrest, in 2014, Huckle, who worked as a freelance photographer, was developing a «paedophile manual» that he planned to disclose online.