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Habitual O.C. sex offender convicted of having images showing children being tortured and raped

An Orange County sex offender with nine prior convictions was sentenced to 25 years to life Tuesday for possessing thousands of pornographic images of children and photos showing children being tortured and mutilated, authorities said.

Vaughn Robert Biby, 47, a Fullerton resident, was charged with having pictures and videos showing showing infants and young children bathing, swimming in pools and being potty trained, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.

Biby also had books and Internet photo printouts depicting children being raped, murdered and tortured, the district attorney's office said.

Prosecutors said his prior convictions were for lewd and lascivious acts on minors in Orange and Los Angeles counties.


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he will have taxpayer-funded housing and health-care, which the rest of us will pay for for 25+years

The problem is the word "habitual". A sex offender should never have the chance to be "habitual". Our court system is the blame for his multiple victims and crimes. When will the courts learn???

I mean, come on. He didn't actually DO anything. So what's the problem? Just so long as he's not my neighbor.

People like this deserve to die.

I thought snuff films like in 8mm dont exist or qre an urban legend accoring to law enforcement?

The first sentence should tell you enough about the state of California's legal system..nine prior convictions! Now we, the taxpayers, get to support him for the rest of his life.

This is why people who are convicted sex offenders should not be released back into society. It's an illness that can't be cured. Not to mention, sex offenders don't want to be cured.

Instead, bleeding heart judges and lawyers insist on putting the law abiding public at risk, just in case there is one out there who doesn't re-offend (or doesn't get caught doing it.)

25 - Life? this is it...why is this not in the News with his picture plastered?

Good man


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