Jail term for Ilkeston rapist


A rapist has been jailed for six-and-a-half years and told he will serve a further four years on licence.

John Thompson admitted two counts of raping a woman and one count of making a threat to kill her.

The rapes took place at a house in Ilkeston last July while the threat was made in December.

Thompson, 54, of Abbot Road, Ilkeston, was sentenced at Derby Crown Court on Friday, July 15.

He was ordered to sign the sexual offenders register indefinitely.