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Pensioner remanded in custody for sex offences

73-year-old faces charges of rape and underage assault

A Douglas pensioner accused of a string of sex offences over 15 years has been remanded in custody.

Seventy-three-year-old John Edward Corrin of Edmund Chadwick Grove appeared before High Bailiff Jayne Hughes at Douglas courthouse.

He faces five charges of indecently assaulting a woman, two of indecently assaulting a child, and one count each of rape and attempted rape between 1982 and 1997.

Mrs Hughes remanded him in custody, and he'll next appear in court on 15 December.

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