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Sentenced to 140 years; Stiles speaks: A glimpse into the mind of a pedophile

Chester Stiles sentenced to 21 life terms will spend the rest of his life in prison for raping two young girls.

This case gained national attention when a videotape was found showing one of the assaults. But as News 3's Denise Rosch reports, it wasn't the sentencing that surprised many in the packed courtroom. Rather, it was what Stiles said to the judge.

"I sentence the defendant to life in prison."

It's a phrase Chester Stiles would hear a total of 21 times as Judge Jennifer Togliatti handed down the maximum sentence to a man who prosecutors call a "master manipulator." Stiles received 21 life sentences for the rape and molestation of two little girls - one of the attacks memorialized for all time on videotape.

Deputy District Attorney Mary Kay Holthus used words like "despicable," "worst of the worst," and "con man" while describing Stiles actions.

"He should spend ever

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Added: May-30-2009 Occurred On: May-29-2009
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