Sex at­tacks ac­cused dies

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - William Harvey -

A pen­sioner has died just weeks be­fore he was due to stand trial ac­cused of his­toric sex at­tacks.

Mike Adams, 72, had de­nied the six al­le­ga­tions of in­de­cent as­sault on three vic­tims, dat­ing back 40 years.

Can­ter­bury Crown Court heard that Mr Adams, of Lit­tle Che­quers, Wye died in Oc­to­ber.

Judge Ru­pert Lowe was told that a death cer­tifi­cate had been ob­tained

He or­dered the in­dict­ment be en­dorsed and pro­ceed­ings brought to an end.

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