Solely a few weeks after being free of jail for baby sex offences, a trans predator was discovered responsible of raping a friend with “her penis”.
After having sex with an underage lady she met on-line, Lexi-Rose Crawford, a organic male who now identifies as a feminine, was beforehand given a four-year jail sentence.
After being launched from jail in January 2019, she simply began referring to herself as a girl and utilizing female pronouns, however simply a few weeks later, she raped a helpless buddy.
Crawford, 24, claimed to expertise blackouts and didn’t recall the incident earlier than Bristol Crown Courtroom, however the jury discovered her responsible on Friday after lower than two hours of deliberation. The previous volunteer guitar participant watched the announcement of the responsible verdicts for rape and sexual assault with a clean expression on his face. She was granted conditional bail till her Might 10 sentence.
Regardless of being addressed as Miss by attorneys and Choose Michael Longman all through the four-day trial, it’s assumed Crawford could be transported to a male jail if she is given a correctional sentence.
On the official rape indictment utilized in courtroom, it was additionally acknowledged that “her penis” was utilised throughout the rape.
On the primary day of her trial, Crawford had lengthy, brown hair with blonde highlights, a little moustache, and a few stubble; on the second day, she was clean-shaven.
The sufferer, who shall stay unnamed for authorized causes, mentioned that Crawford visited them at their residence in April 2019 whereas they have been enjoying video video games.
The sufferer described what adopted as follows: “[Crawford] requested me to lie down subsequent to her after which tried to start out, like, snuggling me, which I don’t really feel snug with anyway. She then started to take my garments off, which I didn’t need and I stored saying, “I don’t need that.”
The younger sufferer resisted, however the defendant began raping her. The sufferer claimed that after the torture started, they laid over and feigned to sleep. What may I’ve accomplished to cease Her with out utilising bodily contact? they mentioned when explaining why they didn’t attempt to battle her off. And by stopping her with bodily contact, I may need violated the legislation.
Crawford’s declare of reminiscence loss, which was unsupported by medical knowledge, was referred to as a “excuse” by prosecutor David Scutt. “It appears you may keep in mind the great stuff, however you can’t recall the unfavorable stuff,” Mr. Scutt added. Are you pretending that you may’t keep in mind?’
Crawford, who had by no means lived within the US but surprisingly had a faint American accent, answered, “No.”
What I’m attempting to suggest is that you just did these issues and you understand you probably did, the prosecutor questioned as soon as extra. Do you agree or disagree? Disagree, Crawford mentioned in response. Is it solely this, Miss Crawford, that you may’t convey your self to recognise what occurred and settle for full duty? Mr. Scutt questioned. That’s not the case, Crawford retorted.
Crawford was imprisoned in 2017 for having intercourse with a minor, but it surely has solely simply come to mild. Then, on the age of 18, Crawford acknowledged scheduling a assembly with a 15-year-old and taking her to a distant space of a forest earlier than telling her, “You will get laid.”