Sussex man jailed for 13 years for child sex offences

Richard Hunt was jailed for 13 years Credit: Sussex Police

A man from East Sussex has been jailed for 13 years for a total of 14 child sex offences including running a website showing the sexual abuse of a teenage girl.

47 year old Richard Hunt from Bexhill pleaded guilty at Lewes Crown Court to facilitating child pornography, possession and distribution of indecent images of children and money laundering.

An investigation into a US suspect led by the Paedophile On-Line Investigation Team of Sussex Police led them to Hunt.

The police found that Hunt had exchanged indecent images of children with the US suspect leading to a search of his address in June 2012.

Hunt will not be considered for parole for at least eight years and will remain on the Sex Offender Register for life.

Hunt was also issued with a Sexual Harm Prevention Order which will severely restrict his access to children and the use of computers.

He will also be banned from travelling out of the UK for a period of five years following his release.

Credit: PA