Updated: Jul 22, 2018
*Hat Tip: Phillip King
A savage from Plainfield who a jury found guilty of sexually abusing two children over a period of 10 years has received 12 consecutive life sentences.
David B. Libby, 52, was found guilty in March of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child. Will County Judge Sarah Jones handed down the sentencing Tuesday.
The pedophile began sexually assaulting the children when they were young, according to a Will County State's Attorney's Office news release. The assaults began in 2004 and continued through 2014.
The sexual abuse came to light when an alert teacher contacted the school social worker after one of the children made a troubling comment on a written test, prosecutors said. The student eventually reported the abuse to the social worker, who contacted Plainfield police.
“David Libby is a vile monster who engaged in the repeated and horrific sexual abuse of two children from a time when they were very young and impressionable,” Will County State’s Attorney James Glasgow said in a news release.
He said it took "tremendous courage" for the victims to come forward and testify against this devil.
"They helped police and prosecutors place him behind bars, where he will never harm another child, and where he will certainly draw his final breath," Glasgow said.
The diabolical child rapist admitted to sexually assaulting the children when police interviewed him, prosecutors said.
The sex terrorist plans to appeal his conviction and has 30 days to file an appeal.