An FBI cause alleges Josh Duggar downloaded a horrific video showing a “three-month-old babe being tortured and sexually abused.”
The bombshell accusation was made Thursday, during the 3rd time of Duggar’s kid pornography proceedings successful Fayetteville, Ark.
The 33-year-old “19 Kids and Counting” prima has pleaded not blameworthy to 2 charges of receiving and possessing kid pornography. He faces up to 40 years down bars if convicted connected some counts.
Prosecutors person antecedently alleged that Duggar downloaded images and videos of girls arsenic young arsenic 5 being “violated and exploited.”
However, connected Thursday, James Fottrell, Director of the FBI’s High Tech Investigation Unity, testified that his squad had reportedly uncovered the shocking video of a three-month-old girl.
The horrendous clip featured the miss being stripped naked, posed connected a furniture and being tortured with blistery wax, Fottrell said.
“The babe is crying and screaming. It’s 1 of the astir violative videos that I’m acquainted with passim my full career,” Fottrell told the jury.
In May, a national cause testified that astatine slightest 65 images of kid porn were reportedly recovered connected the Duggar’s computer.
On Thursday, the assemblage was shown respective of those disturbing videos and images, which were allegedly downloaded by Duggar astatine his now-shuttered utilized car dealership implicit the people of 3 days successful May 2019.
During opening statements astatine the proceedings connected Tuesday, Duggar’s attorney, Justin Gilfand, argued that idiosyncratic other downloaded oregon placed the images depicting the intersexual maltreatment of children connected his computer.
“If you similar a mystery, past this is the lawsuit for you,” Gilfand told jurors, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported. “This is simply a classic, old-fashioned whodunit.”
However, prosecutors accidental elaborate logs amusement the enactment connected Duggar’s machine that alternated betwixt sending idiosyncratic messages, downloading kid porn and redeeming pictures of notes.
Duggar was seen leaving the courthouse connected Thursday with his wife, Anna, pursuing the bombshell testimony.
Anna is lasting by her antheral successful spite of the shocking allegations leveled against him.
Last month, the 33-year-old welcomed the couple’s seventh kid unneurotic — a girl named Madyson.
The mates already person kids Mackynzie, 12, Michael, 10, Marcus, 8, Meredith, 6,
Mason, 4 and Maryella, 2.