January 2018

Notts man jailed for 25 years for multiple child abuse offences

A Nottinghamshire man has been locked up for 25 years after being found guilty of abusing children.

Dean William Burden, 34, from Mansfield, carried out the abuse over a period of about 12 years.

He was sentenced at Nottingham Crown Court having been found guilty of 24 sexual offences against three children and five cruelty offences following a 10-day trial.

He was given a 25-year custodial sentence and will be subject to five further years on extended licence.

Burden was also made subject of an indefinite Sexual Harm Prevention Order and must sign the Sex Offenders’ Register indefinitely.