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Probation case a challenge for prosecutors, judges

The last time the world heard about Yongda Huang Harris was last fall, when the Dorchester man was stopped at Los Angeles International Airport by an agent who noticed he was wearing body armor. In his luggage officials discovered a smoke grenade, a bone saw, a hatchet, what appeared to be body bags, and other items prosecutors later described as essentially a rape and murder kit.

On his computer, authorities found a depiction of rape, molestation, and sexual torture of children.

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