Ex-soldier who raped and killed schoolgirl four decades ago caged for 15 years after shock case breakthrough

Ex-soldier who raped and killed schoolgirl four decades ago caged for 15 years after shock case breakthrough
 

An ex-soldier convicted last week of raping and killing a schoolgirl 40 years ago also admitted sexually assaulting another teenager last year.
Stephen Hough, 58, let an innocent man spent 12 years in jail and denied any involvement in the death of Janet Commins, 15, in Flint in 1976 during a three-week trial at Mold Crown Court.
He was cleared by the jury last week of murder, but convicted of her manslaughter, rape and buggery.
Jurors were told of a billion-to-one match of his DNA profile to semen left at the crime scene and stored for four decades.
But they were not told cops only made... read more

 
17 July 2017 in World News, Views: 45
Source: Daily Record
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