Corby man charged with serious sex crime following incident in Kettering

He’s due to stand trial before a crown court judge

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A man from Corby has been charged with a string of serious offences against a woman.

Troy Logan Kerti, of Geddington Road, Corby, has appeared before magistrates charged with sexual assault by penetration, attempted grievous bodily harm, and intentional strangulation of a woman.

It’s believed to be the first charge of non-fatal strangulation in Northamptonshire. The law dealing with the new offence came into force on June 7.

The 32-year-old is accused of committing the offences during an incident last Saturday (June 25) in Kettering.

He appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court and his case was sent to Northampton Crown Court where he will stand trial.

Kerti was remanded in custody ahead of his next appearance in August.

- Anyone affected by sexual assault, abuse, or rape can contact Northamptonshire Rape Crisis for help. The charity, run by an all-female team and providing a women-and-girls-only safe space, exists to support women through the recovery process.