Child Rapist Claims He Self-Identifies As A 9 Year Old In Man's Body

A 38-year-old man said he self-identified as a 9-year-old child to justify having sexually abused three young girls.

​Chicago, IL – A man who repeatedly sexually assaulted three young girls has rationalized his crime by claiming that he considered himself to be a child, “trapped” in the body of an adult man.

Joseph Roman, 38, has been charged with predatory criminal sexual assault, after he victimized two 6-year-old girls and one 8-year-old girl over a period of more than two years, the Chicago Tribune reported.

During a Jan. 24 court hearing, prosecutors said Roman admitted to some of his offenses, and that he explained to police that “he is a 9-year-old trapped in an adult’s body.”

Roman was a family friend of the girls he attacked, police said.

Each of the victims belonged to different families who temporarily resided with him, The Washington Times reported.

According to the Chicago Tribune, Roman initially began assaulting one of the victims in August of 2015, when the girl’s family moved into his home for 10 weeks. She was just six years old.

Investigators learned that Roman assaulted the girl on a regular basis while her other family members were asleep, and that the abuse continued until December, 2017.

A second victim also was sexually assaulted when her family moved in with Roman in October of 2016. She was eight years old at the time.

Police said that the girl’s mother left her and two younger children in Roman’s care while she worked night shifts. On one occasion, he occupied the girl’s younger siblings with a cell phone video while he sexually abused her in the same room, prosecutors said.

The abuse continued after the family moved out of Roman’s home, according to prosecutors.

Roman assaulted his third known victim, who was six years old, as she slept at his residence. Her abuse began in January of 2017, and continued for a year.

After Roman attacked the child again on Jan. 6, he was confronted by her family, as well as the family of one of the other victims.

Roman was subsequently arrested, and made his admissions to investigators on Jan. 22, prosecutors said.

Information explaining why the families had resided with Roman was not available.

Good. So, a life-without-parole sentence will be more like 70 years instead of just 40.


Great Article Hollly💙

Maybe he should go to a special place where others will make him understand it from a helpless little girl's point of view.

I walk by guys that look like this all the time. Every time I do, I imagine they've either touched or looked at a kid illicitly.

Stay outta those gay night clubs dude.

he actually has a chance to get away with line... after all, Men who claim to identify as women are legally allowed to enter female bathrooms because they are "mentally female" ! by same logic, he is a 9 year old boy

That is exactly what I was thinking. I remember years ago when some of the male gay communities were saying they deserved the ”right” to have sex with minors because that was their sexual preference. I don’t remember hearing about that very much after it was said on the news. The world has gone mad...but there are those of us that are pulling it back to sanity!

Forgot to clarify; minor boys.

@qazwiz that's not how that works.

@Det_John_Kimble haha, of course you'd make a gay joke. You're always inviting me to kiss your ass or something, so gay jokes are kind of your thing.

String the SOB up...

I do not recognize the transgenders in the world.......God created 2 genders...Male and female. That is all..


@Nighthawk644 science determines there are 2 genders.