Northampton magistrates hear paedophile confess to possessing more than 29,000 sick pictures

Crown Court date later this month for 30-year-old

By Sam Wildman
Saturday, 30th July 2022, 6:30 am
Updated Monday, 1st August 2022, 7:47 am

Northampton Magistrates’ Court heard how a paedophile was caught with more than 29,000 vile pictures and videos of child abuse.

Timothy Mather is facing the prospect of up to five years in jail after admitting his sick crimes when he appeared before magistrates.

The 30-year-old was arrested at his home when police found the images after searching devices.

Paedophile Timothy Mather is due to appear at Northampton Crown Court on August 19 after pleading guilty to possessing more than 29,000 sick images

Court records show Mather pleaded guilty this month to possessing 29,107 category C images and 20 category C videos between March 2018 and June 2019.

He also admitted possessing one category B image, one category B video, three category A images and 21 category A videos. Category A files depict the most depraved child abuse.

Mather, of The Wroe, Higham Ferrers, admitted possessing indecent images of children and extreme pornographic videos of a sex act with an animal when he appeared at Northampton.

He will be sentenced at Northampton Crown Court on August 19.