An horrific sex offender has had their bid fail, to have his jail sentence cut by the Court of Appeal.
David Atkins, 77, has been told he may die in prison after his was jailed for a series of horrific sex offences. Atkins abused an 11 year old girl after befriending her, when he was living in Leicester more than 40 years ago.
The paedophile has always pleaded his innocence claiming the allegations were made up. However he was convicted of four indecent assaults and other serious sex attack. He was jailed at Leicester Crown Court in April, 2015.