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Maryland man gets 420 years for 'horrific' child abuse

Maryland man gets 420 years for 'horrific' child abuse

A Maryland man was sentenced Wednesday in Baltimore to 420 years in federal prison for a series of sexual assaults on three girls who were 2 to 4 years old when they were targeted for abuse.

The U.S. Attorney for Maryland, Robert Hur, described Kyle Thompson's assaults on the young children as "horrific." The 33-year-old Burtonsville man took video recordings of his assaults, which occurred from May 2015 to January 2017.

Police were first alerted to Thompson by a confidential source who told investigators the man showed him several of his abuse videos. Investigators detained Thompson, obtained a search warrant and scoured his Maryland home. Montgomery County officers...