Shrewsbury ex-priest, 78, accused of sex offences against young girl

Shropshire Star

September 14, 2017

By Lucy Todman

Brian Spence, 78, also known as Macduff, a former Church of England priest of Sutton Road, Shrewsbury, appeared at Crawley Magistrates Court in West Sussex to answer a summons alleging that he committed four offences of indecent assault on a girl then aged between 10 and 11 in Warnham, West Sussex, between 1978 and 1980.

He pleaded not guilty to all offences and the case was committed to Lewes Crown Court for a preliminary trial preparation hearing on October 11.

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