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David Morton Secures Acquittal for Man Accused of Sexual Activity with a Minor

by Kenworthy's Chambers 31/01/2018

Following a 3-day trial at Manchester Crown Court, David Morton received a not-guilty verdict for his client; a man accused of sexual activity with a child, namely the girl was 15 and had lied to him about her age, telling the defendant she was 18-years old. Evidence included social media images after the complainant had met the defendant on Instagram.