George Joseph England, 66, was convicted in a
In 1972, England was in Vietnam where he bought a 3- or 4-year-old girl from her mother and passed her off as his adopted daughter. From there, he spent the next few years taking her through Southeast Asia, all the while sexually assaulting her.
He eventually settled in Costa Mesa, where he lived with the girl for three years.
The girl, now a married woman living in Florida, told the
In that time he continued to molest the girl and was soon convicted of also molesting her three friends.
He fled the county before sentencing and took another name to evade the authorities. England became Steven Arthur Seagoe. The name was taken from a baby who died after childbirth. He and the girl moved to Florida under his new identity.
Years later, long estranged from England, the girl he molested through her entire childhood reported him to authorities. That's how federal prosecutors found England and brought him back to