Corby man jailed for historic sex abuse

Stuart McNeill

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A man from Corby who sexually assaulted a girl three decades ago will serve at least six years in prison and be placed on the Sex Offenders’ Register for life.

Stuart Murray McNeill, 49, of Browning Walk, Corby, was sentenced for indecently assaulting a girl under the age of 14, between 1982 and 1989.

He was also convicted of two further indecent assaults against his victim, for which he was sentenced to five years and two years, to run concurrently.

DC Lori Webb, who led the investigation, said: “This was a fantastic result and it has allowed the victim to move on with her life after suffering for decades.

“Through us, she has expressed her wish for other victims of sexual abuse to know that it is never too late and to have the confidence to come forward and report it to the police.”

McNeill was sentenced at Northampton Crown Court last month.