World

Baby intercourse abuser Henry Clarke tracked all the way down to Canada

BBC News NI's Kevin Magee at Clarke's home in Canada
Picture caption

BBC Information NI’s Kevin Magee at Clarke’s house in Canada

BBC Information NI has tracked down a serial little one intercourse abuser who admitted his crimes to police however has by no means been delivered to justice.

Henry Clarke, 75, confessed to abusing three totally different boys at care properties in Northern Eire.

A retired church pastor, he has been dwelling in Canada since he made the admissions in 1985.

Media playback is unsupported in your system

Media captionBBC Information NI’s Kevin Magee tracks down self-confessed paedophile Henry Clarke in Canada

Northern Eire’s Director of Public Prosecutions and the RUC didn’t act on his confessions.

Immediately he lives in a small city tons of of miles from the closest metropolis in northern Canada.

One in all his victims, Billy Brown, 61, who was abused when he was a 12 year-old boy, described Henry Clarke as “a monster”.

Picture caption

Billy Brown was abused by Henry Clarke when he was 12 years-old

Mr Brown, who has waived his proper to anonymity, mentioned: “You simply needed to keep away from him. You went to mattress at night time, you pulled your blankets round you as tightly as you can.”

Henry Clarke emigrated to Canada within the late seventies however he ultimately admitted the accusations of abuse at throughout an interview with police in Belfast in 1985 and afterwards in a letter he wrote from Canada.

Clarke was pastor of 4 church buildings in Canada after he emigrated.

Picture caption

Henry Clarke labored as a pastor at 4 totally different Canadian church buildings

Henry Clarke’s confessions first got here to mild at the Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) inquiry which reported earlier this year.

His identification had been protected by the inquiry’s supply of blanket anonymity however that ruling was efficiently challenged by BBC Information NI.