Jersey care system child abuse report to be released

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Jersey care system child abuse report to be released

Source: theukbulletin.com

Jul 3, 2017

Haut de la Garenne
Image captionMore than half of the alleged offences took place at Haut de la Garenne children’s home

A three-year inquiry into widespread child abuse in Jersey’s care system is due to reveal its findings later.

The Independent Jersey Care Inquiry, led by UK judge Frances Oldham QC, included the testimony of hundreds of witnesses.

It heard 553 offences took place between 1947 and 2004, with more than half said to have occurred at Haut de la Garenne children’s home.

The report is due to be released on the inquiry’s website at 15:00 BST.

Before the inquiry began, a five-year police investigation into care homes and youth organisations on the island identified 192 potential victims and 151 named suspects.

Two million pages

Former care home residents who gave evidence to the inquiry told of physical, emotional and…

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