A TWISTED dad told his girlfriend to rape his autistic son because they thought he was gay.
Sean Cole, 29, and Khadeijah Moore, 21, face life in behind bars after being found guilty of the despicable crimes in, Alabama.
The 11-year-old, who lives with his mum in Georgia, had been visiting his father for Thanksgiving in 2016, when the sexual assault took place.
The court heard Cole found his son in what he considered a ‘compromising position’ with another boy and became angry.
In response, he made Moore have sex with the boy. Cole then told him to carry a sex act out on Moore.
Prosecutor Tim Douthit told AL.com: “It was solely that he was worried that his son was gay, or might become gay.
“There was no evidence he had a sexual attraction to his son or children.
“He just thought he could, for lack of better words, ‘straighten him out’.”
The boy’s mum became concerned when the boy returned to Georgia and began asking questions about sex.
He eventually he told her what had happened and she drove immediately to Huntsville to contact local police.
The couple were arrested in January 2017.
Douthit said that when a forensic interviewer asked the boy about the rape, the boy said he thought at the time: “Why is my dad doing this to me?”
The boy told the interviewer: “Dad said to tell no one. I failed him. I just told you.”
Duouthit added: “The most terrible part of this is the little boy still doesn’t understand it’s not his fault. He still thinks he’s the bad guy. It’s heartbreaking.”
Cole and Moore were each convicted on Tuesday of rape, sodomy and the sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12. They are due to be sentenced on May 24.