Garrido May Have Fathered, Slain Sons

Jaycee kidnapper would have seen boys as threat, experts say
By Drew Nelles,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 3, 2009 8:40 AM CDT
Phillip Garrido looks out at the courtroom during his arraignment on 28 felony counts stemming from the abduction of Jaycee Dugard in the El Dorado Superior Court in Placerville, Calif.   (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
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(Newser) – Cops investigating Jaycee Lee Dugard's case think alleged kidnapper Phillip Garrido may have killed any male children he had with her, they tell the Sun. Though Dugard bore Garrido two daughters, "It doesn't make sense that a healthy young girl not on birth control only conceived twice in that time," says one investigator of her 18-year captivity.

Experts tell police the “self-confessed pedophile” isn’t attracted to boys, and would see sons as threatening his dominance down the line. “As they grew up and got stronger, he'd get older and weaker,” a detective says. “To Garrido, any boys on the scene may be construed as a future threat.”