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.


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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.

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