Sex charge against George Pell dropped
ONE of the historical sexual offence charges against Cardinal George Pell has been withdrawn because the accuser has died.
Crown Prosecutor Mark Gibson SC today told Melbourne Magistrates Court one charge was being withdrawn.
PELL’S LAWYERS DENIED ACCESS TO MATERIALS
But Cardinal Pell vehemently denies the allegations against him, and when charged in June last year, said he would fight them in court.
Magistrate Belinda Wallington said she had no power to compel Victoria Legal Aid to hand over the material from when…