26 Jul 2019

Man who alleged VIP paedophile ring jailed for 18 years

A man who accused a string of prominent public figures of child sex offences and even murder has been jailed for 18 years.

Former nurse Carl Beech, 51, made false and malicious claims about men including the late Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath, D-Day veteran Field Marshal Lord Bramall and the former Tory MP Harvey Proctor. The Met police conducted a £2m operation based on Beech’s claims, which didn’t result in a single arrest.