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VERDICT: John Rosewarne guilty of child sex abuse

By WBKatri  |  Posted: April 12, 2013

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John Rosewarne found guilty of sexual abuse

A RETIRED farmer has been found guilty of sexually abusing a naïve schoolgirl on a Helston farm.

John Rosewarne, 63, of Pencarn Parc, Four Lanes, Redruth, was tried 35 years after he exploited his 10-year-old victim over a long period of time in the 1970’s.

Following the trial at Truro Crown Court this week a jury of 12 men and women found Rosewarne guilty of two counts of indecent assault and one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13.

Rosewarne was found not guilty of one count of indecent assault and one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13

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Before the trial started on Monday Rosewarne had admitted one count of sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of 13.

He will be sentenced at a later date.

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