No5 QC prosecutes coventry children’s home abuse trial update

Two former social workers, who ran a Coventry children’s home in the 1980’s, have been jailed.

The jury at Warwick Crown Court found both Kenneth Owen and Alan Todd guilty of physically and psychologically abusing children at the now demolished Wisteria Lodge, in Earlsdon.

Todd, who has been jailed for eight year and eight months, was convicted of indecently assaulting two girls and five charges of cruelty towards four girls and one boy.

Owen, who has been jailed for four years and two months, was found guilty of five charges of cruelty in relation to two girls and three boys.