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Woman has sex with three dogs: Didn't know it was illegal

A woman in the UK has faced court over having sex with German Shepherd, a Labrador and a St Bernard
A woman in the UK has faced court over having sex with German Shepherd, a Labrador and a St Bernard Carmelka

A PENSIONER filmed having sex with dogs has been spared a prison sentence.

Carol Bowditch, 64, was caught on camera having sex with a St Bernard, a black Labrador and an Alsatian - but walked free after claiming she did not realise it was illegal.

The pensioner's activities were exposed in an RAF police investigation which focused on a man identified as organising a bizarre sex party at which owners watched their dogs having sex with women, before having sex with the women themselves.

Details of the event were later shared online in an internet forum specialising in bestiality.

The investigation ultimately led cops to Bowditch.

Upon searching her home, officials found a DVD and USB stick with footage of her with the dogs on it.

Speaking at Lincoln Crown Court, prosecutor Victoria Rose said: "When the DVD was analysed it was found to contain extreme images. Those images portrayed persons committing penetrative sexual acts with dogs.

"Also included were images of this defendant herself carrying out sexual activity.

"Included was an eight minute and 59 seconds video of Mrs Bowditch engaging in vaginal and oral sex with a St Bernard dog named Oscar.

"When the defendant was interviewed she admitted she had penetrative sex with dogs.

"She accepted it had taken place over several years. She was unaware it was illegal.

"She identified the dogs. She said she had penetrative vaginal sex once with a Labrador and twice with an Alsatian.

"She recalled she had vaginal and oral sex with a St Bernard."

Rose added that at least eight photographs were found of Bowditch engaging in sex acts with dogs, along with 30 clips.

The 64-year-old admitted one charge of having sexual intercourse with an animal between 13 November 2011 and 25 November 2014.

Bowditch also admitted possession of 37 extreme pornographic images to the court last month.

Mitigating, James Gray said: "She is 64 and has no previous convictions.

"Both she and Mr Galloway have suffered considerable public humiliation.

"They have been ostracised by their friends and family.

"They have suffered that added element of punishment which in less salacious cases would not be present."

Bowditch was handed a community order with 12 months' supervision, and a 16-week nighttime curfew.

Passing her sentence, Judge Michael Heath told Bowditch: "What you engaged in was first of all unlawful and secondly disgusting.

"I am told that you have received public humiliation as a result of the publicity that this case has attracted. That does not surprise me."

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