Paedophilia blamed on UK teacher’s medication

A former headmaster who amassed thousands of indecent images of children on his computer walked free from court yesterday, after a judge ruled that the drug he had been taking to treat his Parkinson’s disease was responsible for his crime.Phillip Carmichael, 58, pleaded guilty to the offences, but received an absolute discharge – escaping any form of punishment – after claiming that the pills he had been taking turned him into a paedophile.
www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/paedophilia-blamed-on-teachers-medication-927095.htmlParkinson’s caused teacher’s child porn habit, judge rules
A former headmaster who had thousands of indecent images of children on his computer walked free from court after a judge ruled the drug he had taken to treat his Parkinson’s disease was responsible for his crime.Philip Carmichael said the drugs he was taking caused him to become hyper-sexually active.The 58-year-old from Wantage, who had 8,000 images and videos on his computer, including one of a nine-year-old girl before he started taking the drugs, was given an absolute discharge despite pleading guilty to the offences.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/2801663/Child-porn-habit-caused-by-Parkinsons.html

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