Paedophile uncle sentenced to 18 years
A paedophile uncle that sexually abused and raped his own niece over for a decade has been jailed
Bus driver Brendan Micheal Grundy, 60 of Walsall appeared at Wolverhampton Crown Court where he was found guilty of:
Three counts of rape against a child
Four counts of indecent assault against a child
One count of indecency with a child
The court was told that the persistent and manipulative paedophile, targeted and systematically abused his niece starting when she was just seven years old.
Over the course of the next ten years, the girl was molested, sexually assaulted, and raped.
Grundy had denied the offences throughout the investigation, which forced the victim to give evidence against him
He was found guilty of all charges by the jury at his trial.
Several family members were in court to support Grundy as he was sentenced to 18 years imprisonment.
Grundy was told that he must serve at least nine years before he can be considered for release
A sexual harm prevention order was issued for 18 years and he was told that he must register as a sex offender for life