Oliver Roughley, 24, subjected his sufferer to a “marketing campaign of rape” over the course of three years, resulting in the teen trying suicide.

The “predator” was jailed for 21 years after beginning to abuse his sufferer was he was simply seven.

However Roughley continues to take care of his innocence.


Liverpool Crown Court docket heard Roughley from St Helens, Merseyside, was in his late teenagers when he started grooming the boy by shopping for him presents together with toy vehicles and teddy bears.

He used violence to make sure his sufferer’s silence, together with by twisting his arm behind his again.

The primary time Roughley touched the boy’s penis and he “informed him to not inform anybody or he would go to jail and by no means see him once more”, Liverpool Echo reports.

Oliver Roughley subjected his sufferer to a ‘marketing campaign of rape’ starting when the boy was aged simply seven.


The pervert saved a pair of the kid’s underwear in his bed room and messaged him telling him that he cherished him.

His abuse escalated to raping the teen within the cubicles of a swimming baths in South Liverpool and Splash World in Southport.

Roughley threatened to depart the boy stranded at these areas if he didn’t yield to his perverted needs.

The 24-year-old additionally carried out intercourse acts on him and gave him love bites, with the abuse persevering with till he was aged 9.


Police later found 32 photos of the boy bare within the defendant’s bed room on his cell phone, together with some photos which additionally pictured the intercourse offender.

Extra indecent photos of different youngsters have been discovered on his laptop, however Roughley nonetheless denies having dedicated the vile offences.

One member of courtroom workers current throughout the listening to gave the impression to be visibly shaken on account of the proof and plenty of particulars of the case have been too horrific to publish.

A press release learn out on behalf of the boy’s mum highlighted the “huge affect” Roughley’s crimes have had.


She mentioned her son had “turn out to be a tragic and offended boy” who had tried to take his personal life “on multiple event”.

She revealed the teen can not abide to be hugged by relations as he “would not wish to be touched”.

The assertion added: “It has ruined him mentally and turned his life the wrong way up.

“I do not know if he’ll ever get better. My son has been given a life sentence.”


‘Predatory’ paedophile who raped boy, 7, at water park breaks down as he is jailed

The courtroom heard how Oliver Roughley had been in his late teenagers when he started grooming the boy earlier than raping him within the cubicles of a water park in Southport.