20 years behind bars

Brighton man found guilty for rape

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Man jailed for 20 years for rape

Stephen Edwards Credit: Sussex Police

Stephen Edwards was found guilty of raping 46 year-old Pauline Jenkins who was found dead at her home in Brighton in 2011. Edwards was given a 20 year sentence. He'll serve 13 years in jail and may serve the following seven years on licence.

Edwards denied raping Pauline Jenkins who was found dead at her home in Woodingdean on 7 February 2011. He was also found not guilty of raping a 51 year-old woman he had met in 2010 in Brighton.

In another trial at Lewes Crown Court in 2011, Edwards was found guilty of two counts of rape against a 46 year-old woman he knew in Brighton dating back between 1995 and 1996.

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