Devon man jailed for possessing 37,000 indecent images

A Paignton man has been jailed for five years for possessing nearly 40,000 indecent images of children.

Richard Alistair Holt, 50, of Torquay Road, admitted one charge of possessing an indecent photo of a child, covering 37,000 images, Exeter Crown Court said.

At an earlier magistrates hearing, he admitted five counts of distributing indecent photographs of a child and five of making indecent photographs.

He was sentenced at Exeter Crown Court, minus 30 days for time on remand.

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