SPRINGFIELD, Mo.-- U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson announced today that a prior male sex offender was sentenced in court today for abusing five separate children in the Philippines. Kenneth Gaylord Stokes, 71, a U.S. citizen who resided near the city of Cebu in the Philippines, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 120 years in federal prison without parole. On Jan. 27, 2015, Stokes pleaded guilty to five counts of engaging in illicit sexual conduct in foreign places. Stokes was arrested at his Philippines residence on Dec. 3, 2012, and deported to the United States. He has been in federal custody without bond since his arrest. Stokes has a prior conviction for raping a 7-year-old child in the state of Washington. Man Sentenced to 120 Years In Prison for 'Sex Tourism' - Story | OZARKSFIRST Guys like this just need to be put down. No sense in wasting taxpayers money keeping them alive in prison.