On 28th April 2014 Max Clifford was convicted on 8 counts of indecent assault, not guilty of 2 and the jury could not decide on the last count (it is likely that there will not be a retrial on this).
The jury retired on 16th April. After five days of deliberation (including the Easter break) a majority direction was given on 23rd April. There were only 10 jurors and so a verdict had to be 10-0 or 9-1.
This post will be edited as more information becomes available.
Mr Clifford faced the following charges :
- Count 1 – Indecent Assault relating to a girl aged 14 in 1966 – No verdict
- Count 2 – Indecent Assault relating to woman aged 18, in 1974/75- NOT GUILTY
- Count 3,4,5,6 – Indecent Assault relating to a girl, aged 15, in 1977/78 – GUILTY on all counts
- Count 7 – Indecent Assault…
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