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Worcester man ordered to prison for child porn

Wrote of plans to eat his victims

WORCESTER — The burly man in prison scrubs sat impassively in federal court Monday as prosecutors described his plan to rape, kill, cook, and eat young children in a sound-proof dungeon he had built in the basement of his Worcester home.

After the two-hour hearing, a US District Court judge sentenced Geoffrey Portway, who pleaded guilty in May to seeking to kidnap a child and to possessing and distributing child pornography, to nearly 27 years in federal prison, a few months shy of the maximum sentence.

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