American Pedophile Arrested

 | Fri 10 Jul 2015 04:30 ICT

CityNews— Policed received reports from under age victims claiming that they had been sexually assaulted, and that the assaults had been videoed and posted online by a foreigner staying in the Santitham area. With assistance from a non-governmental agency abroad, the police were able to track down and identify the suspect as Shawn Vincent Kelly, a 57 year old man from the United States.

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Police searched Kelly’s condominium in the Santitham area on July 9th. They discovered video clips of Kelly and underage boys having sex on his computer. His residence was also littered with female underwear and tins of rubber cement.

Accord to police, Kelly travelled to Chiang Mai as a tourist, but decided to stay longer, and has been living in the area since 2010.

Most of the victims were homeless underage boys from the Tha Pae area and internet cafes. Victims reported that Kelly paid the boys between 300 and 500 baht each time.

Kelly will be prosecuted.