|Prince Charles gives paedophile Trevor Francis an MBE at Buckingham|
Palace in 2012
Paedophile Trevor Francis, 71, received his medal from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace in 2012.
He got it for his 20 years’ work as station master in his home town of Aberdour, Fife.
But in the 1970s, he abused youngsters in his care at St Margaret’s children’s home in Elie.
Prosecutor Eilidh Robertson told jurors: “He abused the trust of vulnerable people he was paid to protect.
“He perpetrated physical and sexual abuse towards them and managed to stay undetected because of his Jekyll and Hyde personality.
“The accused might seem mild-mannered, an upstanding citizen, a family man.
“His wife was at pains to tell you that her Trevor would never have acted like that.
“We are dealing with an intelligent, manipulative man who can turn on and off that predatory, violent behaviour.” (more...)