Stuart Hall mouthed 'thank you' to jury after verdicts

Convicted paedophile Stuart Hall mouthed the words 'thank you' to the jury at Preston Crown Court after he was cleared of a string of rapes and sexual assaults.

Convicted paedophile Stuart Hall. Credit: Martin Rickett/PA Archive

Hall, 84, was convicted of one indecent assault but cleared of 15 rapes and four other indecent assaults by a jury of eight women and four men.

After the verdicts, he was led away to the cells to continue serving his sentence for earlier offences.

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