The Rape Crisis Blog

I've created this blog in order to bring to the forefront the sad reality of rape victims throughout the world in the 21st century. Currently I'm collecting every piece of information I can find regarding this subject, and put it here with reference to the origin. Please comment and spread it to people that may find this interesting.

Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Life for serial rapist prison officer

A prison officer and convicted serial rapist who has admitted to a series of further sex attacks and kidnappings of young girls has been jailed for life. Bradford-born John Hall, 35, was found guilty of five rapes and one attempted rape carried out between 1997 and 2001 at an earlier trial. But after further victims came forward he was charged with three kidnaps, six attempted kidnaps and two indecent assaults last year. He has admitted all of those offences - allowing his previous convictions to be reported - except three of the kidnappings. Those and other offences of possessing child porn will lie on file. Leeds Crown Court was told he attempted to snatch the girls off the street by posing as a police officer. The judge told Hall that the appropriate determinative sentence was 25-years and he must serve at least half that before being considered for parole.

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