Exsoldier jailed for raping and killing schoolgirl Janet Commins in 1976

center_img Stephen Hough (right) arriving at Llandudno Magistrates’ CourtCredit:Andrew Price But a billion-to-one match of Hough’s DNA with samples found at the crime scene was uncovered after his DNA was taken by police last year.Hough denied even knowing Janet but was convicted last week by a jury at Mold Crown Court of rape, buggery and manslaughter following a three-week trial. A former soldier who raped and killed a schoolgirl has been jailed for 12 years, four decades after an innocent man went to prison for the crime.Stephen Hough, 58, hid his guilt while Noel Jones was jailed for killing Janet Commins, 15, in Flint, North Wales, in 1976.last_img

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