Married man who led secret double life as child rapist appeal fails

A MARRIED man who led a secret double life as a child rapist has failed in his bid to have his convictions for sexual assault quashed.

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John Short, 57, of Garnethill, Glasgow, was jailed for 12 years in October 2013 after being convicted of abusing three young girls over a 17-year period between 1984 and 2001.

Appeal judges said that they had heard nothing to convince them that a miscarriage of justice had occurred.

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