R v Warren Kirkby

July 26, 2017

Jane Dagnall prosecuted Warren Kirkby at Bolton Crown Court on 25 July. Kirkby pleaded guilty to a range of sexual offences that occurred between 1977 and 2006.

The four victims’ impact statements were read to the court by Jane Dagnall which detailed the effect Kirkby’s behaviour has had on their lives.

Kirkby was sentenced to 12 years.

The case received national press coverage on ITV news and local press coverage in the Leigh Journal, This is Lancashire, The Bolton News, Manchester Evening News,  and Wigan Today.