Former Worcester teacher lands jail sentence raping woman - A previous educator who assaulted a lady and accused the assault for "drink, tablets and stress" has been imprisoned

Michael Leydon, 61, guaranteed he was worried in 2014 after child, Christopher, had been captured on doubt of assault.

He was seen as liable of assault, and vindicated of a subsequent charge, at Worcester Crown Court a month ago.

Condemning at the court on Friday, Judge James Burbage QC requested Leydon to serve six years and a half year.

His preliminary heard Leydon had been an educator at a school in Worcester during the 1980s, and had likewise instructed in Redditch and Hereford.

Former Worcester teacher lands jail sentence raping woman

Leydon, earlier of Diglis, Worcester yet now of Worthing in West Sussex, resigned from instructing in 2017.

He guaranteed sex had been consensual, however sent various instant messages including one which read: "I accomplished something nauseating because of drink, tablets and stress."

Robert Tolhurst, safeguarding, asked the adjudicator to consider Leydon's past acceptable character and the downturn and uneasiness he was feeling at the hour of the offense.

"He regards the decision of the jury however he keeps on keeping up his guiltlessness," Mr Tolhurst said.

"It was plainly a horrendous, awful act yet a slip-up."

Leydon's child Christopher, at that point 28, was imprisoned for a long time in 2017 in the wake of being seen as liable of kid sex offenses, including assault.

In the wake of perusing character references, the adjudicator acknowledged that Christopher Leydon's capture had put a "critical weight of weight" on his dad.

"In a solitary second you lost leave of your faculties," Judge Burbage said.

"It is hard to appreciate why you did that."

Former Worcester teacher lands jail sentence raping woman


T20 Blast: Glamorgan win spine chiller against Worcestershire

Glamorgan beat Worcestershire by six wickets with two balls to save in an exciting run-feast at New Road.

The guests arrived at 196-4 gratitude to 78 off 53 balls from Nick Selman and 56 off 38 from David Lloyd.

Dan Douthwaite clubbed three sixes in the last over to seal an impossible triumph.

Prior New Zealander Hamish Rutherford hit 100 off 62 balls - including 11 fours and four sixes - in Worcestershire's 190-3.

He shared a century remain with Jake Libby (47 off 26), with Timm van der Gugten (3-28) demonstrating the evening's best bowler.

Pursuing down Worcestershire's absolute looked a difficult task for Glamorgan, however Selman demonstrated another side to his abilities with a profession best as he coordinated the forceful hitting of Lloyd in a remain of 120 inside 13 overs.

The necessary run-rate increased in the stopping stages before Douthwaite's unbeaten 23 six balls conveyed his group home.

Glamorgan completed the T20 Blast with nine focuses, still fifth in the gathering in spite of two successes to end their mission, with Worcestershire on five focuses.

Glamorgan batsman Nick Selman revealed to BBC Sport Wales:

"It was a great idea to get a couple and get the young men over the line, as a group we were entirely hostile and to get the young men into the winter with a success is incredible.

"It's been baffling not playing reliably (in T20), I believe it's one of my better organizations so great to demonstrate I can play this configuration for what's to come.

"There's no uncertainty we have things to deal with in all arrangements, we played some quite great cricket in the white-ball through our handling needs to improve.

"In red-ball we weren't sufficiently steady, our aptitudes weren't ready however we have a great deal of ability in our crew. There's no uncertainty however that one year from now we can be serious in each of the three arrangements.

Glamorgan's Dan Douthwaite included:

"It was an abnormal last finished, I wasn't feeling as apprehensive as I ordinarily would on the grounds that there would have been significantly more on it in the event that we or Worcestershire could have qualified.

"To hit three sixes in the last over gives me a piece to work with and gain from-when I go into things less anxious and with a more clear psyche, they watch out for fall off much better for me."

Worcestershire mentor Alex Gidman revealed to BBC Hereford and Worcester:

"I'm truly baffled with that after we got 190 on the board, despite the fact that it was a decent wicket, a gutting approach to end the season.

"Hamish played truly well, he's done the opposition truly well and when somebody gets a hundred in T20 cricket, it's a genuine intense one for him to complete on the losing side.

"This season has featured a couple of territories where we're more vulnerable than we suspected we may be, certain zones of the game we haven't gotten along nicely at in this opposition, where we have done well with an original capacity group over the most recent few years.

"However, we've uncovered a couple of cricketers to this opposition that haven't played it much so it's been a colossal expectation to absorb information for me and those players. We've played a ton of good cricket yet haven't set up total exhibitions."

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