Maggie Kirkpatrick: Australia actor cleared of abusing girl
8 December 2015
From the section Australia
Ms Kirkpatrick’s most recent acting role was in the stage musical Wicked
Australian actor Maggie Kirkpatrick, star of TV drama Prisoner, has been cleared of sexually abusing a girl.
In August, a Melbourne court had ruled she had abused the 14-year-girl at her Melbourne home in 1984.
She was given community service, placed on a sex offenders’ register and ordered to undergo a rehabilitation assessment.
Ms Kirkpatrick, 74, had consistently denied the charges of assault and gross indecency with a person under 16.
Judge Geoffrey Chettle said on Tuesday the accusations could not be proved beyond …read more
Source:: BBC Entertainment