The notorious British pedophile, suspected of abusing more than 200 children, was killed by a prisoner in a gruesome rape and assault designed to make him “feel what these children felt,” prosecutors said.
Richard Huckle, who was serving 22 life sentences for abusing impoverished children around the world while posing as a traveling teacher and photographer, died in October 2019 during a carefully planned attack that prosecutor Alistair MacDonald said was “intended to humiliate and humiliate him “ BBC reports.
The attack was allegedly carried out by prisoner Paul Fitzgerald, who is currently on trial for aggravated murder.
Although he does not deny that he killed Huckle, his lawyers claim that Fitzgerald killed the man due to reduced capacity.
MacDonald told the court that Fitzgerald was found by another prisoner who “cut”
Huckle was tied to his legs and arms and was face down in a pool of blood.
Prison officials rushed into the cell and found Fitzgerald claiming something was whispering in Huckle’s ear.
As he was taken out of the cell, Fitzgerald claimed to have told police: “I think I killed him, he is dead,” the newspaper reported.
An autopsy will later establish that Huckle died of suffocation from an electric cord, but he was also sexually abused with a four-inch-long kitchen utensil and wrote, sticking his nose in his brain before he died.
According to MacDonald Fitzgerald, he later told the warden of the prison’s mental health team that he had killed Huckle “in cold blood” and wanted to cook “pieces of his body.”
“He said he liked what he was doing to Mr Huckle’s body and that he would continue to kill two or three others,” McDonald said, according to the BBC. “The reason he didn’t do it was because he had too much fun with Mr. Huckle.”
Fitzgerald claims that after the murder he felt as high as a kite and “would recommend it to anyone”, writes The Daily Mail.
MacDonald said the sexual violence was a “form of punishment” designed to resemble the crimes that sent Huckle to prison.
“It was a carefully planned and executed attack, in the course of which Mr Huckle was subjected to a protracted attack designed to humiliate and humiliate him,” he said.
Huckle was arrested in 2014 after a shocking international investigation revealed that he had traveled the world sexually assaulting young children for almost a decade – in one case he attacked a victim with diapers who appeared to be only 6 months old. ,, Kent live reported in 2019
He then took advantage of the sexual abuse of both boys and girls by sharing videos and photos of his attacks around the world as he tried to fund public funding for the publication of the gruesome images.
Huckle – who grew up in Ashford, Kent – was from a middle-class family who went to church when he began traveling the world.
The ill-treatment allegedly began in 2006 during a chasm in Cambodia, where he caught two sisters, aged only 4 and 6, the local newspaper reported.
He later moved to Malaysia and spent time in Vietnam and Cambodia, where he gained access to schools and orphanages, posing as a freelance photographer or educator and often pursuing the most vulnerable.
“Poor children are definitely much, much easier to seduce than Western middle-class children,” he said, boasting online, according to the newspaper.
An international investigation into the dark network eventually led investigators to an experienced pedophile who was arrested at London’s Gatwick Airport on December 19, 2014.
He was sentenced and sentenced to life in prison for committing at least 71 crimes against 23 children, although the judge in the case estimated that the number of his victims was probably closer to 200, the newspaper writes.
The trial against Fitzgerald is expected to continue this week.
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