March 2019

Brothers found guilty of non-recent sexual abuse

Two brothers have been found guilty of non-recent sexual abuse more than 40 years ago.

At Leicester Crown Court today (Thursday 21 March), 57-year-old Peter Mackenzie, of Borve, Isle of Lewis, was convicted of:

  • Six counts of indecent assault

  • Six counts of indecency with a child

  • Five counts of rape

  • One count of causing actual bodily harm

His brother, John Mackenzie, 60, of Pondthorpe, Coventry, was found guilty of:

  • Five counts of indecency with a child

  • Three counts of rape

  • Two counts of indecent assault

    The brothers began abusing their victim, who is now an adult, in Leicester in the 1970s.

  • It began when she was a child and continued until she was around 14 years old. She reported the abuse in March 2017 and an investigation began.