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Former world speedway champion Michael Lee has been found not guilty of several sex attacks following a trial at Ipswich Crown Court.
The ex-King's Lynn rider was accused of rape and assault in December 2012 and two further sexual assaults in December 2011.
The case has again raised the issue of whether suspects in sex cases should have their identities protected unless they are convicted.
Speaking after his trial Michael Lee said:
"It's been difficult obviously this, you know work wise, the speedway in particular - you know it's that stigma until you clear your name. But, to be fair everyone who knows me, knows that was not me and it's been proven now."
Former speedway world champion has spoken after being cleared of indecent assault, rape and assault by Ipswich Crown Court.
The former King's Lynn rider said he was feeling emotional but pleased the trial was over.
Former world speedway champion Michael Lee has been cleared of indecent assualt, rape and assault charges after a trial Ipswich Crown Court.