March 2019: Released back to Northampton

Update: Recalled to prison to do remainder of his sentence

Update: Released after serving 4 years. Now living in a probation hostel in Northampton 

November 2012

Rape victim groomed through Facebook

A 15-year-old girl groomed through the social media site Facebook was raped when she met up with a Northampton father.

Sean McDade, 19, pleaded guilty to rape, sexual assault, inciting a child into sexual activity and grooming of a child on the day he was due to face a trial at Northampton Crown Court.

McDade, of Sladeswell Court, Prior Meadow, Northampton, was sentenced to a total of eight years imprisonment and was told that he must register as a sex offender for life.