EMM EMM

Years in prison:
6
Year of crime:
1989-1990
Year conviction was overturned:
2005

EM was convicted of offences against his children. Originally their mother was also convicted but they then retracted allegations agatinst the mother. The three complainants later retracted all their allegations, saying they had been put under pressure by social services who had fabricated evidence. The Court of Appeal concluded it was impossible to know whether the original statement was true or the retraction was true, and therefore the conviction was unsafe.

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  • Offence: Sexual offences
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: Swansea 
  • Ethnicity: Unknown
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 6
  • Offence convicted of: Incest; indecent assault; aiding and abetting buggery
  • Year of crime: 1989-1990
  • Year of initial conviction: 1991
  • Year conviction was overturned: 2005
  • Age when imprisoned: Unknown
  • CCRC Referral: Y
  • Tried with others: Y
  • Link to full case: Not available
  • Type of fresh evidence at appeal: Evidence relating to the reliability of complainant testimony
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: Unknown
  • Retrial: Unknown
  • Previous appeals: Unknown