Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Phillip Turtur a paedophile who Abused 2 Girls throughout their childhood is Finally Jailed

A paedophile who abused two girls throughout their childhood years has been sentenced to at least 15 years in jail.

The sentencing judge has described the man's crimes as "grotesque".

The Adelaide District Court heard Phillip Turtur, 64, subjected his young victims to repeated violent rapes during the 1980s and '90s.

The first victim was seven when the abuse started and the other was 11 when Turtur first abused her.

Judge Geoffrey Muecke said Turtur subjected both to "indescribable horror" during years of abuse.

"You abused both of them in a frighteningly callous way," he said.

"For five long years she lived in dread, never knowing when you would pounce but expecting it at any time. No child should have to live with this terror hanging over their head. Read More