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Vogue Williams' Future Father-In-Law Reportedly Charged With Rape Of a Minor

By Megan Cassidy

March 31, 2018 at 10:22am


David Matthews, father of Vogue Williams' fiancé Spencer Matthews, has reportedly been charged with rape of a minor. 

The 74-year-old, who is also father to Pippa Middleton's husband James Matthews, was charged in France with the rape of a minor, AFP reported on Friday. 

The multi-millionaire was taken into custody last Tuesday after a relative reported him to police, according to legal sources cited by AFP. 

The complaint was reportedly lodged in 2017 and refers to a case dating from 1998-99. 

A Paris judicial official said: “I confirm that David M was placed in police custody on 27 March at the Brigade for the Protection of Minors Protection.

“Following his arrest, the Paris public prosecutor’s office opened a judicial investigation, overlooked by an examining magistrate, who charged him with the rape of a minor.

“He was placed under judicial supervision by the investigating judge.

“The investigation alleges that the crimes were committed in 1998 and 1999.

“The investigations will now continue as a judicial investigation and will be led by an investigating judge.”

Matthews denies the allegations. 

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