#Perth man Ciaran Donnelly jailed for ‘sickening, disgusting’ child pornography

A 23-year-old Perth man has been jailed for possessing, accessing and transmitting child pornography that has been described by a WA judge as sickening, disgusting and “amongst the worst” he has had to view.

Ciaran Michael Donnelly pleaded guilty to more than 50 charges arising from an analysis of his computer, laptop and mobile telephone which were seized during a search of his suburban home in August last year. The District Court was told Donnelly used various online social media apps to obtain child exploitation images and videos from other users, and to exchange sexually explicit material with 11 people he believed were girls aged between 11 and 16.The court heard only one of those girls, a teenager in America, was found to have actually existed, with Donnelly telling police after his arrest he had want

Source: Perth man Ciaran Donnelly jailed for ‘sickening, disgusting’ child pornography – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)