Medomsley Denention Centre in County Durham provided the so-called ‘short sharp shock’. It is the subject of a re-opened police investigation into the sexual abuse of young offenders in the 1980s, and recent publicity has brought the 2003 convictions of Neville Husband and Leslie Johnson (both of whom have since died) back into focus.
Members of our team have successfully secured five-figure settlements for people who suffered abuse at Medomsley. We are currently helping other former inmates with compensation claims.
As part of their investigation, Durham Police are encouraging other victims of abuse at Medomsley to come forward
We would also like to hear from anyone who has suffered similar abuse. If you suffered abuse at Medomsley Detention Centre, talk to one of our specialist child abuse lawyers in confidence, on 0800 138 4700.