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Child porn man found hanged at Burnley home

Burnley Crown Court.

Burnley Crown Court.

A Burnley man due to be sentenced in the town’s crown court on Friday was found hanged at home.

Christopher Lyons (66) was found on Friday morning by police at his home in Ardwick Street, after he failed to appear at court.

He had pleaded guilty to five charges of making indecent images of children, three counts of distributing images, one count of possession of an extreme image, and one charge of breaking a sexual offences prevention order.

An inquest will be opened and adjourned this week.

 
 
 

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