In the Royal court of the city of reading, County of Berkshire is considered a criminal case of pedophilia brought against a retired paediatrician Michael salmon. He is suspected in series of rapes of young patients of both sexes. The crimes were committed several decades ago.
81-year-old Michael salmon pleads not guilty to 25 charges. In particular, he is charged with sexual abuse of eight-year-old child and the sexual abuse of 14-year-old girl. In total from hands of the pedophile suffered 18 girls and one boy, writes The Guardian.
As follows from the materials of the criminal case in the 1970s and 1980s, the years, salmon worked as a consultant physician in the pediatric ward of the hospital Stoke Mandeville hospital in Buckinghamshire.
Investigators believe that the attacker was able to commit crimes in that moment, when, who accompanied the victims parents could not see them. Aesculapius, or to persuade adults to expect children at the door of his office, or seeing patients behind the screen. The nurse also did not see action the doctor.
According to Prosecutor Miranda Moore, the attacker touched the genitals of victims, and a girl tied to the couch and raped her. The victim didn’t want to come to the doctor again, but the parents twice brought the girl to Michael Salmon. During the third visit, the girl could not resist the feelings and ran away from the office.
According to another victim, which at that time was 12, salmon “caressed” her behind the screen. Third, the victim recalled that the doctor showed her sexy pictures in the book.
In the course of the trial, Michael admitted that he was kept in the study book “the Joy of sex”.
The Prosecutor stressed that salmon enjoyed an impeccable reputation as a good doctor, and the children’s parents fully trust him.
The victims appealed to law enforcement agencies only after salmon was brought to trial in 2015 for the other 11 crimes. Up to this point, many of the victims were sure that the doctor of their childhood nightmares long gone.
We will add, Michael salmon had a medical practice until 1991 when he was denied a license because of pedophilia. In that year, the medic was accused of three cases of indecent assault.