July 2023

Portchester paedophile rapist, 62, who denied wrongdoing found guilty of 15 offences

A disgraced child abuser who denied any wrongdoing was found guilty by jurors after a trial

Portchester paedophile rapist Stephen Lovelock, 62, of Foxbury Grove, was found guilty of all 15 charges levelled against him following a trial at Portsmouth Crown Court.

The warped predator was found guilty of:

  • Two charges of rape of a child under 13,

  • Two counts of sexual assault of a child under 13,

  • Four counts of assault of a child under 13 by penetration,

  • Two charges of causing or inciting a child under 13 to engage in sexual activity,

  • Attempted rape of a child under 13,

  • Three counts of sexual activity with a child,

  • Taking indecent photographs of a child.

Lovelock remains in custody and will be sentenced on September 1 when he can expect a long jail term.