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Paedophile school aide sentenced to 100 years prison

Former Maryland school aide Deonte Carraway, 24, who confessed to sexually abusing children aged between nine and 13 has been sentenced to 100 years in prison.

A former Maryland school aide who confessed to sexually abusing children aged between nine and 13 has been sentenced to 100 years in prison.

Deonte Carraway, 24, took advantage of his role as a volunteer and director of a youth choir to abuse the boys, filming at least a dozen engaging in sexual activity.

Carraway, who carried out his sick assaults inside Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School, pressured the young children into sending him inappropriate photos through social media, or the secured messenger app KIK. 

An investigation into the depraved acts began when an uncle of one of the students involved in the case discovered explicit messages and reported it to authorities.

Carraway had told children he would give them cell phones but only if they joined a club he created and would send him the improper pictures using the devices.

He also threatened to call the police or their parents in they didn’t continue to send him the photos, say the Washington Post.

Last month Carraway apologized saying: ‘I wish I could go back and stop myself from doing it.’ 

While at a previous court appearance, Carraway said that ‘kids have my heart… when I’m around kids, I feel like a child.’

Carraways lawyer defended him saying the abuser had himself been the victim of abuse in his youth, and had an IQ of 60. 

Carraway, who carried out his sick assaults inside Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School (pictured), pressured the young children into sending him inappropriate photos through social media, or the secured messenger app KIK

Carraway, who carried out his sick assaults inside Judge Sylvania Woods Elementary School (pictured), pressured the young children into sending him inappropriate photos through social media, or the secured messenger app KIK

In July, Carraway wrote a letter to the judge asking for all charges against him to be dropped because he had received insufficient legal representation – alleging he had not heard from his lawyer in more than a year. 

The abuser agreed to a deal in January that would see him serve at least 60 years as part of the plea.  

The Prince George County Public School system that Carraway volunteered with has allegedly started a task force following the abuse to ensure similar cases are not repeated.  

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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