Largo, Florida - Ronald Brown, the Largo puppeteer who graphically described thoughts of eating children in his online chats and notes, was sentenced to 20 years federal court on Monday afternoon.
Related: Largo puppeteer wanted to cook, eat children
The 57-year-old local puppeteer from Largo was accused of planning to kidnap children -- specifically toddlers -- torture them, rape them, murder them, then cook their body parts on a stove, according to federal documents.
Brown was busted by federal agents at his home in the Whispering Pines mobile home park in Largo, off of 142nd Street.
Guilty: Brown pleads guilty to eight counts of child porn
Brown originally pleaded guilty to eight counts of child porn. He faced a maximum penalty of 10 years in federal prison for each possession count, and a mandatory minimum of 5 years -- up to 20 years -- imprisonment for each receipt offense.