Corby Teacher Jailed For Distributing Abuse Images

A Corby teacher has been sentenced to two years for making and distributing abusive images of children.

Mark Willimott, 41, has been sentenced at Northampton Crown Court to two years in prison.

Willimott, formerly the Vice Principal at Brooke Weston Academy in Corby, pleaded guilty to four counts of making and distributing indecent images of children and possessing extreme pornographic images, following an investigation by the force's POLIT (Paedophile On Line Investigation Team). 

Detective Inspector Richard Tompkins led the investigation said:

"I am pleased by the sentence handed down by the court today. Mark Willimott was in a position of trust and today’s sentencing goes to prove that those who download and make abusive images of children will be fully investigated and brought to justice regardless of their profession.

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the senior management team from Brooke Weston Academy who fully cooperated with us throughout the investigation. A key aspect of the enquiry was to minimise the risk of harm to children. I'd like to stress that our investigation found no evidence to suggest any of the images involved Brooke Weston Students."
 
Anybody with any concerns should call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or the Child Safeguarding Team on 0300 126 1000.

Recently Played Tracks

To listen live, choose your preferred location:

Go

On TV: Dress Loud: Heart's Top 25

11am - 1pm

Watch heart TV

  • Lady GaGa Telephone ft. Beyonce

    11:00

  • Todd Terry Something's Goin On

    10:51

    iTunes

  • Room 5 / Oliver Cheatham Make Luv

    10:44

    iTunes

  • Luther Vandross The Best Things In Life Are Free

    10:21

    iTunes

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter