Sarah Jones has successfully prosecuted a defendant who has been found guilty of prolonged sexual abuse against his daughter from the age of 9 years’ old for approximately 2 years. The Defendant groomed her by showing her videos from the internet showing sexual activity between adults and young girls before going on to rape her on at least three occasions.
Evidence of indecent images of children having been accessed on a phone and tablet were seized from the defendant. The Defendant was convicted on the second day of his trial after changing his plea from not guilty to guilty and was sentenced immediately to 18 years’ imprisonment.
Sarah Jones QC