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Jon Venables Two Years For Child Rape Pictures And ‘Dawn’ Fantasy

by | 23rd, July 2010

JON Venables, one of James Bulger’s two killer, has been sentenced to two years jail for possessing child porn. He is banned from using the internet for five years. (Call the cyber police!) His names(s) will be on the Sex Offenders’ Register for 10 years.

We heard that in online chats, Venables said he was a 35-year-old married woman called Dawn who had abused her eight-year-old daughter. Dawn was offering to sell access to her child.

Prosecuting, Mr Louis Mably, said some images found in Venables’ possession showed the rape of young girls. Adding:

“He stated he got sexually aroused looking at indecent images of children, it was ‘breaking the last taboo’.”

Edward Fitzgerald QC, representing Venables, said his client’s life was an “abnormal existence”, changed by Bulger’s murder.

At the Old Bailey, Venables says, via video link, he is “genuinely ashamed” to have distributed and downloaded indecent pictures of children. Only the judge can see his face at a packed Court 14. The media asks to see him so that justice can be seen to be done. The judge says no. Says Jon Venables:

“I am responsible for downloading, viewing and deleting indecent images of children on my computer, of which I have been aware through my solicitor.

“The images were for my own use. I viewed the images alone. I have never shown the images to anyone else,” he said. “I accept that using peer-to-peer can involve automatic distribution.

“I am willing to answer questions related to indecent images of children on my computer.”

As is this way of this case, Denise Fergus, Bulger’s mother, offers her views. She says “justice had not been done”. Her spokesman says the jail term “was simply not enough to meet the gravity of what this person did”.

Mr Justice Bean says Venables had “colluded in the harm of children”.

Denis Fergus sat and listened. The media required his face be seen. The judge said no. All they heard was the voice.

NOTE: Do not send us Venables’ identity. We will not publish it. Ending up in jail for him is not worth it.

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James Bulger the 2 year old boy who went missing in the Bootle area of Liverpool. 2/2/01 Proceedings which could decide the release of the killers of toddler James were getting under way in private. * Lawyers for Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, both 18, were presenting their arguments before a parole board hearing, held at a secret location believed to be somewhere in London, for the first time. The killers were not at the preliminary hearing but were being informed of its outcome at the separate secure accommodation centres in northern England where they have been since their convictions for James' murder in 1993. The three-strong parole board panel was today listening to legal arguments, examining reports and dossiers and discussing which witnesses are required for the full hearing. * 3/12/93 3 youths being questioned. 4/5/93 Two 10yr olds pleaded not guilty to the abduction and murder of James. 31/10/93 Boys go on trial 24/11/93 Court verdict 25/5/94 12/6/97 Home Secretary Michael Howard to increase the sentence to 15 years Undated library filer of murdered toddler James Bulger, from Liverpool. 30/07/1996 - James Bulgers killers Jon Venables and Robert Thompson were sentenced to indefinite life sentences. 12/06/97: The House of Lords is due to rule on whether former Home Secretary Michael Howard was right to increase the sentences of the two boys convicted of James' murder from eight to fifteen years. 06/03/98: Lawyers for Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, the two boys convicted of murdering James, are taking their case to the European Commission of Human Rights, claiming they were not given a fair trial. 16/12/1999 - Thw Euorpean Court of Human Rights rules that Jon Venables and Robert Thompson were given an unfair trial. Judges ruled that the environment of an adult court and the intense publicity surrounding the trial prejudiced the hearing and breached human rights 12/3/00 British shadow home secretary Ann Widdecombe reacted with 'great disappointment' to news that killers of toddler James Bulger could be freed in three years. She said the Bulger family would be 'devastated' by moves to release Robert Thompson and Jon Venables so soon after the 1993 murder of the two-year-old on a Liverpool railway line. The Home Office has refused to comment on reports that Home Secretary Jack Straw will this week announce he will stand by the minimum 10-year sentences set by the Lord Chief Justice. 8/1/2001: Family Division President Dame Elizabeth Butler-Sloss ruled that the boys identities and whereabouts must be kept confidential for the rest of their lives. 20/6/01: The Parole Board was beginning its deliberations on the second schoolboy killer of toddler James Bulger. Robert Thompson, now 18, was due to attend the meeting at a secret location after the panel completed its examination of his partner in the February 1993 murder, Jon Venables. Both could be freed within days if the panel decides they are no longer a risk to the public. 20/06/01 The Parole Board was, beginning its deliberations on the second schoolboy killer of toddler James Bulger. Robert Thompson, now 18, was due to attend the meeting at a secret location after the panel completed its examination of his partner in the February 1993 murder, Jon Venables. Both could be freed within days if the panel decides they are no longer a risk to the public. The pair were just 10 when they abducted two-year-old James from the Strand shopping precinct in Bootle, Merseyside, before torturing him and battering him to death on a railway line. *07/08/2001....Undated handout family collect photo of murdered boy James Bulger. A controversial comedy centered on a teenager who abducts and kills a child was, taking to the stage at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Age of Consent has faced a barrage of criticism by some people who say the story is too similar to that of James Bulger. The play by award-winning writer Peter Morris tells the story of a toddler's murder through the eyes of teenage killer Timmy. 12/2/03: Thousands of Merseysiders were expected to observe a one-minute silence, to mark the tenth anniversary of the murder of toddler James Bulger. The Liverpool Town Hall flag was being flown at half-mast in memory of the two-year-old Kirkby boy whose battered body was found on an isolated railway line.



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