Man found guilty of rape after woman conceived in attack pursues charges

Jury at Birmingham crown court convicts Carvel Bennett for crime in 1970s in what is thought to be first case of its kind

A man has been convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl 46 years ago, after the daughter conceived during the attack pursued charges against him.

Carvel Bennett, 74, was convicted by a jury at Birmingham crown court. Members of the jury deliberated for just over two hours before finding him guilty.

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