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Woman speaks out after suffering years of sexual abuse at hands of father

A woman has spoken for the first time on TV of how she suffered years of sexual abuse at the hands of her own father.

Francis Beaumont Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Kim Chown has waived her right to anonymity in the hope it will give other victims of sexual violence the courage to come forward.

Kim Chown Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Kim was repeatedly raped by her father Francis Beaumont, a former university lecturer from Leeds. Thanks to her evidence the eighty year old is now serving a twenty year jail sentence.

WARNING: Chris Kiddey's report contains some details you may find distressing.