Wigan man admits hoarding indecent images of children

A Wigan man has finally admitted hoarding indecent images of children.

Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 11:36 am
Updated Wednesday, 28th April 2021, 11:38 am

David Murphy, 58, of Short Street in Wigan, had appeared before a Bolton Crown Court judge to plead not guilty to possessing 44 images that fall into the gravest category of abuse (A), 68 category B and 280 category C and a trial date had been set for next January.

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But at a pre-trial preparation hearing, the defence announced that he was changing his plea and so a sentencing date has now been set for June 3.

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Bolton Crown Court