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Male rape trial is abandoned

By This is Gloucestershire  |  Posted: June 04, 2009

THE trial of Blakeney boxer John Cadogan on a male rape charge was abandoned at Gloucester crown court because more forensic evidence was needed.

The jury which had been sworn in on Monday to try John Cadogan was discharged by Judge Martin Picton, who said the trial would have to begin again with a new jury panel on September 28.

John Cadogan, pictured, of All Saints Road, has denied raping a man on January 1. He was remanded in custody pending the new trial.

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