CNN Federal prosecutors in New York unsealed a criminal indictment Monday charging multi-millionaire Jeffrey Epstein with having operated a sex trafficking ring in which he sexually abused dozens of underage girls , allegations that have circulated around the politically connected businessman for years. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. More Videos
Father of daughters murdered by mother to make time for sex work pays Facebook funeral tribute
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Please refresh the page and retry. The year-old suffocated three-year-old Lexi Draper and strangled month-old Scarlett Vaughan in Rugby, Warwickshire in January and February last year. Instead you took their young lives away," the Judge said. While Lexi was receiving treatment for the injuries inflicted by her, Porton took topless photos in the hospital bathrooms and was arranging to perform sex acts for money with a man she had met through a website, the court her. Porton killed her second daughter Scarlett less than three weeks later on Feb 1 and told a call handler that her condition "did not seem urgent". She was convicted of two counts of murder on Thursday following a five-week trial at Birmingham Crown Court.
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The father of two daughters murdered by their mother so she could make more time for her sex work has paid tribute to them after their funerals. On Monday, their father, Chris Draper, was finally able to lay them to rest in Walsall, West Midlands, more than a year and a half after they were murdered. Porton, formerly of Skiddaw, Rugby, Warwickshire, was ordered to serve a minimum of 32 years in prison after a trial at Birmingham Crown Court.
The death of Jeffrey Epstein over the weekend has put renewed focus on the British socialite and heiress Ghislaine Maxwell, who has been accused in civil court documents of conspiring with the disgraced financier to recruit and groom underage girls for sexual abuse. Maxwell, 57, the daughter of the late press baron Robert Maxwell, has repeatedly and vehemently denied allegations of involvement in a sex-trafficking network run by Epstein, who was awaiting trial in a New York prison when he died. Prior to his death, Epstein denied federal charges of sex trafficking involving minors which could have resulted in a year prison sentence.