Edward Coysh – Wakefield
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Paedophile pensioner jailed for rapes dating back nearly 60 years
A Wakefield paedophile has been jailed for raping a young girl almost 60 years ago.
Edward Coysh, 71, of Burkill Street, was given 10 years behind bars following a recent trial at Liverpool Crown Court.
He was found guilty of six counts of raping a female under the age of 16 between 1961 and 1967.
Det Chief Insp John Williams said: “No sentence will ever be long enough to rectify the ordeal this victim has faced, however I hope this sentencing of Coysh lifts a weight from her shoulders and allows her to move forward knowing he is finally behind bars.”