Scotland Scout Master Jack Townsley Jailed For Sex Abuse

Scottish Scout Master Jack Townsley Jailed For Sex AbuseJack Townsley, an 86-year-old former Boy Scout master in Glasgow, Scotland has been jailed after a jury found him guilty of three counts of using lewd, indecent and libidinous behavior towards boys. He will serve three According to the BBC, Jack Townsley had been in a position of trust with approximately 30,000 children during a 40 year career with the Boy Scouts and the Salvation Army.

The BBC reported, “He once earned the Scout Association’s prestigious Silver Wolf Award for ‘services of the most exceptional character’. He also ran a Sunday School and was described as being happily married to his wife of 63 years. One of Jack Townsley’s victims told the court he awoke in the middle of the night while on an overnight fishing trip – unrelated to the Cubs – to find Townsley touching him.

The boys were between 11 and 13 at the time of the abuse.

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