Trainer jailed for abuse

Townsville Bulletin - - National Snapshot -

A FOR­MER Queens­land horse trainer has been sen­tenced to 11 years in prison for re­peat­edly sex­u­ally abus­ing a young girl. Barry David Winch­ester, 62, of Deagon, abused the girl, who can­not be named, for five months in 2008 when she was aged 13 and 14. He had pleaded not guilty to 29 charges re­lat­ing to the girl but in De­cem­ber was found guilty of 21 charges, in­clud­ing main­tain­ing a sex­ual re­la­tion­ship with a child and counts of rape.

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