Wednesday, 13 July 2016
Man sexually assaults a woman visiting her son's grave.
A man who sexually assaulted a grieving mother as she placed flowers on her son's grave has been jailed.
According to Metro, a woman was visiting the grave in the Garden of Remembrance at a crematorium when the man knocked her unconscious with a small statue he snatched from a gravestone.
He knocked her out cold before raping her. When the police came,they searched the cemetery and caught the attacker,who was identified as Christopher Rode.
At a hearing,the 30 year old Rode admitted one count of assault causing grievous bodily harm and two counts of rape.
He bagged a life sentence and has to serve at least fourteen years and eight months before he could be considered for parole.