A father that planned to have sex with his own daughter before she was born — and ultimately did — was sentenced to life in prison in federal court in Orlando Monday.
U.S. District Court judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. sentenced Jonathan Adleta, 25, to two life terms in prison for what he said were "heinous" crimes, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
[sharequote align="center"]"This defendant is guilty of...the destruction and scarring of his own children."[/sharequote]
"This defendant is guilty of ... the destruction and scarring of his own children," Dalton Jr. said as he handed down the sentence.
Adleta, who was convicted of two child sex charges in September, plotted with his wife, Sarah, to make sex with their children "part of their parenting plan." Sarah was sentenced to 54 years in prison in late October.
Prosecutors said at the time that the former officer in the U.S. Marine Corps had a "sexual appetite" for his own daughter and repeatedly exploited her, even doing so through electronic video conferencing service Skype after he moved away.
Adleta also asked one of his girlfriends to let him have sex with her child.
The woman, Samantha Bryant, 23, not only allowed him to do so, but watched and even took pictures. At the request of Adleta, she also performed sex acts on her own daughter. Bryant eventually pled guilty to sexually assaulting her child.
On Monday, the judge said Adleta had brought "dishonor to the Marine Corps," according to the Orlando Sentinel.
The Adleta's two children will reportedly be placed for adoption.
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