David Thackeray

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Year of crime:
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David Thackeray was found guilty of indecent assault against a 13 year old girl. On appeal, the court heard that the girl had made up false rape allegations before and the conviction was quashed.

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  • Offence: Sexual offences
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: Unknown 
  • Ethnicity: Unknown
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 1
  • Offence convicted of: indecent assault
  • Year of crime: Unknown
  • Year of initial conviction: 2004
  • Year conviction was overturned: 2008
  • Age when imprisoned: Unknown
  • CCRC Referral: N
  • Tried with others: N
  • Link to full case: https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Crim/2005/828.html (unsuccessful appeal in 2005)
  • Type of fresh evidence at appeal: Evidence relating to the reliability of complainant testimony
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: No
  • Retrial: Unknown
  • Previous appeals: Unsuccessful appeal in 2005