Paedophile ‘may never see outside world again’ after ‘despicable’ abuse of schoolboy
A 78-year-old paedophile given a 16 year prison sentence for repeatedly abusing a schoolboy "may never see the outside world again," a court heard.
Kenneth Sturgess befriended the 11-year-old youngster in a park in the 1980s, by offering to fix his broken roller skate.
It led to the child being groomed and abused.
He showed the victim pornography and gave him cash and gifts to buy his silence about their regular meetings.
When the boy turned 16, Sturgess dropped him telling him he was "too old," which led to the confused and distressed victim self-harming and burning... read more
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