Historic sex abuse case stayed


Kirsty Brimelow QC succeeded in her application to stay for abuse of process 30 - 40 year old sex and rape allegations after a 6 day trial at Winchester Crown Court.

S was accused of sexual offences ranging from when he was 14 years old to an adult and the complainants were 6 years old to 15 years old. The judge ruled that the passage of time and loss of witnesses and crucial documents made it impossible for S to defend himself.

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