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Australian Entertainer Rolf Harris: No Retrial As Jury Fails To Reach Verdicts

Rolf Harris arriving at Southwark Crown Court last week. PHOTO: PA Wire/PA Images

No verdicts on four indecent assault charges.

By Sara C. Nelson | 30 May 2017

HUFFPOST — Prosecutors will not seek a second retrial of Rolf Harris over alleged historical sex attacks on teenage girls, Southwark Crown Court in London has heard.

The news came after the jury was discharged after failing to reach verdicts on four indecent assault charges.

Harris, 87, denied four charges against three teenage girls between 1971 and 1983.

The jury had previously been told Harris had already been convicted and sentenced for other offences in 2014. […]

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