Delaware Supreme Court upholds Earl Bradley conviction

Delaware’s highest court has rejected former pediatrician Earl Bradley’s appeal.

Currently serving life in prison, Bradley’s attorneys argued, unsuccessfully, before Delaware Supreme Court justices that police illegally seized videos of Bradley sexually assaulting his victims, most of them toddlers, when they raided his Lewes medical practice in 2009.

Attorney General Beau Biden issued the following statement, Thursday, following the court’s ruling affirming Bradley’s conviction and sentencing to 14 life terms plus 164 years in prison for the sexual abuse that spanned more than a decade:

“Earl Bradley will never walk out of prison. We are gratified by the clarity of the Court’s thoughtful and well-crafted decision and the finality that it brings to the legal process. Our job — to take care of the victims and their families as they heal from these unspeakable crimes — will never end.”

The 59-year-old was convicted last year by a judge who viewed more than 13 hours of videos showing sex crimes against more than 80 victims.

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