Ex-altar boy jailed for killing drinking partner after child sex abuse confession

A man has been given a 10-year jail sentence for killing a convicted paedophile after he admitted sexually abusing a six-year-old child almost 20 years ago in a late-night confession.

Christopher McMahon, 48, cut the throat of David Potter in the early hours of August 21 2018 and police found his body five days later in a pool of blood.

The Old Bailey heard that Mr Potter, 50, had pleaded guilty at Chester Crown Court in February 2000 to gross indecency with a child.

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source: Birmingham Mail

2019-02-22 17:20
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