The sickening crimes against children that shocked Cornwall in 2018

Some people deserve to go to prison for a long time. And the most brutal crimes, particularly those involving the most vulnerable members of our society, like children, attract the toughest sentences.

This year, Truro Crown Court has dealt with several high-profile cases for offences committed against helpless youngsters.

Here Cornwall Live takes a look back at ten of the most shocking cases involving children which we reported on in 2018.

Each of the people in this list will have deserved every minute of their time inside.

1- Thomas Kneebone

A judge said that the video interview given by a preteen girl who was sexually assaulted by a 20-year-old man was “the most compelling” he had seen in 32 years.

Thomas Kneebone, from Wadebridge, went on trial at Truro Crown Court accused of three counts of sexual activity with a child under 13 and two charges of causing or inciting a girl

... read more at: https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/sickening-crimes-against-children-shocked-2399221

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The sickening crimes against children that shocked Cornwall in 2018

Some people deserve to go to prison for a long time. And the most brutal crimes, particularly those involving the most vulnerable members of our society, like children, attract the toughest sentences.

This year, Truro Crown Court has dealt with several high-profile cases for offences committed against helpless youngsters.

Here Cornwall Live takes a look back at ten of the most shocking cases involving children which we reported on in 2018.

Each of the people in this list will have deserved every minute of their time inside.

1- Thomas Kneebone

A judge said that the video interview given by a preteen girl who was sexually assaulted by a 20-year-old man was “the most compelling” he had seen in 32 years.

Thomas Kneebone, from Wadebridge, went on trial at Truro Crown Court accused of three counts of sexual activity with a child under 13 and two charges of causing or inciting a girl

... read more at: https://www.cornwalllive.com/news/cornwall-news/sickening-crimes-against-children-shocked-2399221

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