Man accused of rape found not guilty
AN IPSWICH man accused of raping a prostitute has today been found not guilty.A jury at Ipswich Crown Court returned their verdict this afternoon in which they unanimously agreed that Jamie Garnham, 35, was not guilty of rape.
AN IPSWICH man accused of raping a prostitute has today been found not guilty.
A jury at Ipswich Crown Court returned their verdict this afternoon in which they unanimously agreed that Jamie Garnham, 35, was not guilty of rape.
Garnham, of Shakespeare Road, admitted going into an alleyway with the woman where she performed a sex act on him but denied that the sex that followed was forced.
The incident happened near Gibbon Street, Ipswich - close to the town's red light district - in March 2006.
You may also want to watch:
When the defendant took to the stand on Wednesday, he denied the victim's account that she had been pinned down, raped and punched in the face five times following a dispute over money.
- 1 Flooding leaves main route through town 'impassable'
- 2 A14 reopens after serious crash leaves road closed for several hours
- 3 Man arrested after car crashes into supermarket sign
- 4 New online booking system for Suffolk recycling centres
- 5 Fuller Flavour: Can we sign Bonne permanently, please?
- 6 Winners and Losers: The boss, two commendations, absent friends and remaining winless wonders
- 7 Motorcyclist suffers serious injuries in A14 crash
- 8 5 roadworks to be aware of in Suffolk this week
- 9 Teenager who lost driving licence receives surprise in post
- 10 Five cars and a horsebox involved in crash near RAF base