Paedophile who wanted to meet girl, 14, for sex dies days before sentencing

A paedophile snared by two separate internet stings has died days before he

Martin Whitby, 45, discussed meeting what he thought was a 14-year-old girl for sex after a paedophile hunter group set up a fake Facebook profile.

In February last year he had been trapped by the Welsh-based vigilante group PH Balance, Devon Live reports.

Whitby arranged to meet what he thought was a 15-year-old girl at Exeter Central station without realising he was communicating with a decoy.

He said he wanted to give her cannabis and vodka and have sex.

He was due to be sentenced for the new offence at Exeter Crown Court this month but Judge Peter Johnson was told that he died this week.

The judge ruled that the case will be discontinued when a death certificate is supplied to the court.

The paedophile had arranged to meet a teenage girl at Exeter Central

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Paedophile who wanted to meet girl, 14, for sex dies days before sentencing

A paedophile snared by two separate internet stings has died days before he

Martin Whitby, 45, discussed meeting what he thought was a 14-year-old girl for sex after a paedophile hunter group set up a fake Facebook profile.

In February last year he had been trapped by the Welsh-based vigilante group PH Balance, Devon Live reports.

Whitby arranged to meet what he thought was a 15-year-old girl at Exeter Central station without realising he was communicating with a decoy.

He said he wanted to give her cannabis and vodka and have sex.

He was due to be sentenced for the new offence at Exeter Crown Court this month but Judge Peter Johnson was told that he died this week.

The judge ruled that the case will be discontinued when a death certificate is supplied to the court.

The paedophile had arranged to meet a teenage girl at Exeter Central

... read more at: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/paedophile-who-wanted-meet-girl-18883061

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Paedophile who wanted to meet girl, 14, for sex dies days before sentencing

A paedophile snared by two separate internet stings has died days before he

Martin Whitby, 45, discussed meeting what he thought was a 14-year-old girl for sex after a paedophile hunter group set up a fake Facebook profile.

In February last year he had been trapped by the Welsh-based vigilante group PH Balance, Devon Live reports.

Whitby arranged to meet what he thought was a 15-year-old girl at Exeter Central station without realising he was communicating with a decoy.

He said he wanted to give her cannabis and vodka and have sex.

He was due to be sentenced for the new offence at Exeter Crown Court this month but Judge Peter Johnson was told that he died this week.

The judge ruled that the case will be discontinued when a death certificate is supplied to the court.

The paedophile had arranged to meet a teenage girl at Exeter Central

... read more at: https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/paedophile-who-wanted-meet-girl-18883061

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