Charges against another brother were dropped last month after a judge ruled that he lacked the capacity to understand the proceedings and assist in his own defense. A third brother is due in court Nov. 28.

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One of three elderly Seattle brothers accused in a child pornography case has pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.

Edwin Emery, 79, entered a guilty plea on Friday to two counts of second-degree possession of depictions of minors engaged in sexual conduct, according to King County Superior Court records. He is to be sentenced Dec. 22.

KOMO-TV first reported the plea Tuesday morning.

Charges against his brother, 82-year-old Charles Emery, were dropped last month after a judge ruled that he lacks the capacity to understand the proceedings and assist in his own defense. The third brother, 80-year-old Thomas Emery, is due in court Nov. 28.

Investigators said a relative discovered evidence of child exploitation as she was cleaning out the garage of a home her three uncles had shared for 55 years.

When Seattle police searched the home, they said they found it packed floor-to-ceiling with child pornography and children’s toys and clothes — though the men have no children of their own.

The three brothers were each charged in August with two counts of second-degree possession of depictions of minors engaged in sexual conduct.

The three brothers lived together for more than 50 years in a two-story, Victorian house on Northeast 59th Street that Seattle police say was jampacked with sexually explicit images and videos of young girls, along with girls’ clothing, shoes, toys and handwritten notes about girls being kidnapped, raped, tortured and killed. Some of the materials dated back decades. There was also evidence that indicated the brothers had sexually abused family members, according to the charges.

Sources have previously said the statute of limitations on child molestation had run out long before the brothers came to the attention of Seattle police.

Police also searched the dilapidated Shelton, Mason County, home of their oldest brother, Don Emery, who died late last year at age 85. The search turned up additional sexual images of children, police said at the time.

Searches of the 14-acre property with cadaver dogs, as well searches of the brothers’ Seattle house, did not appear to turn up evidence of homicide.