Pervert teacher who abused boy at Derbyshire school is jailed
A perverted former teacher who sexually abused a boy at a school where he taught in the 1970s, has been jailed for more than six years.
John Thompson was sentenced to six years and six months behind bars at Derby Crown Court after he was found guilty of the historical sex offences. The 77-year-old former teacher, turned Baptist minister, had denied sexually touching the boy over a four-year period at Crich C of E Junior School 40 years ago.
The pensioner, of Tutbury Road, Burton, faced charges of six counts of indecent assault and two of gross indecency with the pupil.
Following his trial,... read more
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