Brit child cannibal plotter jailed

A British man living in the US has been jailed for almost 27 years for plotting to kidnap, rape, kill and eat a child. Authorities found a dungeon, child-sized coffin, butchering kit and torture tools in Geoffrey Portway's Massachusetts home.

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Briton who plotted to eat US children jailed for 27 years

Geoffrey Portway was known by the online moniker 'Fat Longpig'. Credit: Reuters

A Briton living in the United States who plotted to kidnap, rape, kill and eat children has been jailed for nearly 27 years.

Geoffrey Portway was sentenced to 26 years and eight months after US authorities found a dungeon, homemade child-sized coffin, butchering kit and torture tools in his home.

Portway, 40, of Worcester, Massachusetts, chatted online with other paedophiles and solicited their help in kidnapping a child with the intent of raping, killing and eating them.

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