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GUILTY: Peter Petrauske and Jack Kemp found guilty of 'witches coven' sexual offences

By WBgdavies  |  Posted: December 14, 2012

Peter Petrauske, found guilty of sexual assault charges

Peter Petrauske, found guilty of sexual assault charges

Two Falmouth penionsers on trial for sexual assaults against youngsters as part of a witches coven have been convicted of some of the charges.

Peter Petrauske, 72, was unanimously convicted of rape between January 1988 and 1991 and of aiding and abetting rape by an unknown person between 1982 and 1985.

He was acquitted of one charge of indecent assault between January 1988 and 1991.

Jack Kemp, 69, was found guilty of an indecent assault between 1982 and 1984, and by jury majority of 10-2 of seven offences of indecent assault or sexual activity with a child between 2001 and 2005.

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He was also convicted unanimously of sexual activity with a child between 2006 and 2007.

The jury acquitted him of four charges of sexual activity with a child between 2005 and 2009.

Sentencing will take place this afternoon.

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