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Mother of girl sexually assaulted by grandfather says ‘despicable crime’ is too horrifying for others to hear – ABC News

The mother of an Adelaide girl sexually assaulted by her grandfather tells a court his crime is too horrifying for people to hear and her family now lives isolated…

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The mother of an Adelaide girl sexually assaulted by her grandfather has told a court his “despicable crime” is too horrifying for people to hear and her family now lives isolated and silenced.
Key points:

  • The man was found guilty in 2020 of sexually assaulting his granddaughter
  • The victim and her parents read impact statements in court, labelling the assault an “atrocity”
  • His lawyer requested home detention, as the man no longer has sexual function due to prostate cancer

The man, who is a retired…

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