September 2014 – James McKnight is currently incarcerated in Dartmoor prison, Devon. He has been given an earliest possible release date as Nov 2017
Pervert jailed for multiple sexual offences against very young girl
James McKnight, 23 from Newquay was convicted at Truro crown court of a range of extremely serious and extensive sexual offences against minors
Two counts of causing a female child to engage in sexual activity
Five counts of rape of a female child aged under 13 years old
Two counts of sexual assault of a female aged under 13 years old
One count of sexual assault by penetration on a female aged under 13 years old
One count of causing a child to watch a sexual act
The female victim was aged bewteen just five and seven years old when the sexual abuse started
McKnight was sentenced to nine years imprisonment. He was also made subject to a sexual offences prevention order indefinitely and to register as a sex offender for life
In September 2009, James McKnight senior (father) was handed an indeterminate prison sentence after pleading guilty to launching nine sex attacks on a schoolgirl.
James McKnight senior, admitted four counts of indecent assault, three counts of rape, and two counts of sexual activity with a child.
McKnight had already served a six-year sentence for a knifepoint rape in 1989.
McKnight must serve a minimum of six years in prison, less 216 days already served while in custody, before the parole board will even begin to consider the process for his release.