Child psychiatrist Aaron Voon pleads guilty to 9 child-porn offences

A child psychiatrist pleaded guilty to a list of child pornography-related offences in an Australian court including videotaping a young boy at West Edmonton Mall.

Aaron Voon pleaded guilty to nine charges. Three of those are related to the incident at West Ed.

Last month, an agreement was made to stay the charges against Voon in Alberta on the condition he plead guilty in his home country of Australia.

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    The 41-year-old was arrested in May after a father caught a man videotaping his son using a urinal in the Scotiabank Theatre at West Edmonton Mall.

    Voon was charged with making and possessing child pornography, and voyeurism.

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    He was released on bail, allowing him to return to Australia. He was then arrested at the Perth Airport and charged with possessing child exploitation material.

    Australian police said they found 409 photos of boys urinating in public washrooms on a computer seized from Voon.

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    In June, a statement of facts read in Perth Magistrates Court alleged Voon also had 12 videos on his computer of young boys urinating, according to Australian news outlet WA Today.

    He’s out on bail and is scheduled to return to court on Jan. 27, 2017 to set a sentencing date.

    With files from 630 CHED

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