Thursday, 18 September 2014

Conservative ex-chairman convicted of sex offences

The former chairman of Folkestone & Hythe Conservatives, Angus Burgoyne, has been convicted of sex offences at Canterbury Crown Court.

Police found 1,500 indecent images of children on Burgoyne's computer and charged him with 8 counts of downloading and distribution indecent images but denied 3 offences of sexually assaulting children. A jury found him guilty on all counts.