Child porn images found on Fenland mental health worker’s computer when it was seized by police

A FORMER mental health worker has been placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register, after police found hundreds of child pornography photos on his computer hard drive.

Officers raided Raymond Lambie’s March home and took away computer equipment - and forensic investigators discovered a range of shocking pictures and movies.

The 65-year-old, who had worked as a nurse/carer at a mental health hospital for vulnerable adults, appeared before Fenland magistrates, and admitted two charges involving child pornography.

He admitted making 314 indecent photos and three movies between October 24 2009 and June 16 2010; and possessing six indecent photos on June 15 last year.

He had been looking at computer sites including Incest, Teen Boys and Sex Stories, and most of the indecent images featured boys aged from 12 to 17, the court heard from prosecutor Nicola Rice.


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Lambie, of Jenyns House, The Avenue, March. told police he had been abused as a child, and so was interested to look at such pictures.

Miss Rice said: “Behind every images there is a child being sexually abused, he should know what that feels like.”

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Indecent pictures of children are assessed on the Copine scale, with level one being the least offensive, and level five being the most shocking.

Lambie’s hard drive showed more than 300 pictures had been accessed and then deleted, 144 of them were at level one; and three were at level five.

The six pictures still accessible on his computer consisted of five at level one; and one at level five.

Miss Rice added: “These children are photographed against their will, sometimes in horrible positions.” One picture on Lambie’s computer showed a 12 year old naked boy with his arms and ankles tied, another showed a boy in underpants.

Solicitor David Chapple said magistrates could either sentence Lambie themselves, or commit him to Cambridge Crown Court for sentencing.

The court adjourned sentencing until March 9; they ordered a pre-sentence report from the probation service, and told Lambie that all sentencing options would be kept open, including committal for sentence at the Crown Court.

Under the terms of the Sex offenders’ Register, he must register with the police within three days of his court appearance, and inform officers if he stays away from home for more than seven days.

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