Sleepwalking sailors dismissed by Royal Navy – The Guardian

Posted December 18th, 2015 in armed forces, dismissal, freedom of information, news, sleepwalking by tracey

‘Revelation comes as armed forces’ rules are being updated and also to disqualify those who suffer from “sleep terrors.”’

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The Guardian, 18th December 2015

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‘Sleepwalking’ drink driver avoids jail after crashing car at 100mph – Daily Telegraph

Posted June 3rd, 2013 in drunk in charge, news, road traffic offences, sleepwalking by sally

“A drink driver who crashed his car at 100mph has avoided jail after telling a court he was sleepwalking.”

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Daily Telegraph, 3rd June 2013

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‘Sexsomnia’ claim actor Simon Morris jailed for raping teenager – BBC News

Posted February 25th, 2013 in news, rape, sentencing, sleepwalking by sally

“An actor who claimed he was suffering from the sleep disorder sexsomnia when he raped a 15-year-old girl after getting her drunk has been jailed for eight years.”

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BBC News, 25th February 2013

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‘Sleepwalking’ rapist jailed for six years – The Guardian

Posted March 29th, 2012 in news, rape, sentencing, sleepwalking by sally

“A man who claimed he was sleepwalking when he raped a 17-year-old girl at a Portuguese holiday resort in 2009 has been jailed for six years.”

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The Guardian, 29th March 2012

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‘Sexsomnia’ sufferer cleared of rape – The Guardian

Posted July 5th, 2011 in news, rape, sleepwalking by sally

“A man accused of raping a teenage girl walked free from court today after successfully arguing he could not stop himself from having sex while asleep.”

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The Guardian, 4th July 2011

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Victim speaks out after man cleared of rape while sleepwalking – Daily Telegraph

Posted November 17th, 2008 in news, rape, sleepwalking by sally

“A woman has spoken out after a man accused of raping her became the latest to be cleared because he was sleepwalking.”

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Daily Telegraph, 16th November 2008

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End sleepwalk rape defence – MP – BBC News

Posted October 16th, 2008 in news, rape, sleepwalking by sally

“A Labour MP is seeking to outlaw the defence of sleepwalking in rape cases, arguing that acquittals on such grounds are ‘political correctness gone mad’. ”

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BBC News, 15th October 2008

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