Paedophile planned to torture and eat children

A British-born man in the US is facing 27 years in jail after he planned to kidnap, torture, and rape children and act out fantasies of cannibalism.

Portway stands to be deported back to the UK. Picture: submitted

Investigators were shocked to find Geoffrey Portway had created a sound-proofed torture chamber in his home in Worcester, Massachusetts which featured a cage, a child-sized coffin with restraints, butchery equipment and a pair of large freezers in a hidden cellar.

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Portway was arrested after revealing his plans online, and has now pleaded guilty to plotting to kidnap a child and to distributing and possessing child porn.

Prosecutors want Portway to serve 27 years in prison. Once his jail sentence is complete he will be returned to the UK.