Kenneth Fulton

Years in prison:
5
Year of crime:
Unknown
Year conviction was overturned:
2007

Kenneth Fulton was convicted of indecent assault against a ten year old girl. Key evidence supporting the girl’s account was given by doctors. Fulton claimed that the girl’s account was made by at the instigation of her mother. On appeal, new medican evidence was presented which cast view on the account given by the doctors at the original trial. On this basis, the conviction was quashed.

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  • Offence: Sexual offences
  • Jurisdiction: England & Wales
  • County: Teeside 
  • Ethnicity: Unknown
  • Gender: M
  • Years in prison: 5
  • Offence convicted of: Indecent assault
  • Year of crime: Unknown
  • Year of initial conviction: 2002
  • Year conviction was overturned: 2007
  • Age when imprisoned: 57
  • CCRC Referral: Y
  • Tried with others: N
  • Link to full case: https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Crim/2007/2787.html
  • Type of fresh evidence at appeal: Evidence undermining forensic science
  • Compensation: Unknown
  • Crown argued case at CofA: Yes
  • Retrial: No
  • Previous appeals: Unknown