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Douglas Man Jailed For Sexual Grooming

Douglas Man Jailed For Sexual Grooming

A Douglas man has been jailed for 17 months in the Island’s first ever sexual grooming case.

41 year old John James McCurrie appeared in court on the 28th August were he pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual grooming.


The girl McCurrie had an inappropriate relationship with was aged between 14 and 15 year, he received his 17 month sentence on Friday.


This was a landmark case for the Island as it was the first of its kind, it was alleged that McCurrie had brainwashed the girl into believing they were in love.


On top of his sentence he will be on the sex offenders register for 5 years aswell.

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