Damien Twizell Wiki – Damien Twizell Bio
Damien Twizell is a former rugby union player, who raped a 12-year-old schoolgirl after he secretly became obsessed with her has been jailed for more than 13 years.
Twizell raped the girl at a house before later posing as two youths on Snapchat to hound her with sexually explicit messages.
He was jailed for more than 13 years and placed on the sex offenders’ register
He is 33 years old.
Damien Twizell Rape Charges
Twizell, 33, raped the woman at a home earlier than later posing as two youths on Snapchat to hound her with sexually express messages.
Twizell was arrested final October after he himself prompt the distressed woman to report him to the police when she despatched again Snapchat messages saying she had been raped – not realizing she was speaking along with her attacker.
At Bolton Crown Court Twizell admitted rape, assault, and sexual communications with a child.
Fiona Clancy prosecuting said: ‘She has suffered severe psychological harm. He obtained her Snapchat details and sent her messages posing as a young person and deceiving her as to his true identity.
‘In the course of such online conversation, he engaged in sexual communications. At one stage she disclosed she had been raped and he told her she should reveal that to someone. There was a degree of planning to this offense.’
The court heard the girl’s parents were said to be ‘shocked and devastated’ by their daughter’s ordeal.
In mitigation for Twizell, defense counsel Stuart Neale said his client had planned to kill himself after the attack.
Mr. Neale added: ‘His admissions in police interview were immediate, were unforced and included full remorse. The fact he even encouraged her to report him illustrates the deep awareness he had of what took place.
‘He was previously of exemplary character, had a perfect life and he has thrown it all away.’
Twizell will have to sign the Sex Offender Register for life and will be barred from contacting children under the terms of a Sexual Harm Prevention Order.
He was sentenced to 13 years and four months jail and will be on parole for an extra year under the terms of an extended sentence.