Trial set for Derbyshire woman charged with multiple sex with dog charges

A Derbyshire woman facing 20 sex with dogs charges will go on trial after denying a number of offences before a judge.

By Ben McVay
Friday, 10th September 2021, 5:20 pm

Judith Button, 58, of Alfreton, is said to have committed buggery with a dog on multiple occasions between 1987 and 2004.

During a plea and trial preparation hearing at Derby Crown Court Button, of Wingfield Road, entered not guilty pleas to a number of charges.

The Alfreton woman appeared before Judge Robert Egbuna alongside another defendant - David Twiname, 73, also of Wingfield Road - who denied multiple sex offences.

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Judith Button, 58, of Alfreton, is said to have committed buggery with a dog on multiple occasions

Twiname is charged with 28 sexual offences, including multiple rape charges, - five of which included underage girls - possessing extreme animal porn and indecent photos of children.

His alleged crimes go as far back as 1979 - with animal porn charges as late as 2019.

It is understood Button and Twiname’s cases are linked and both were bailed pending a trial in January next year - expected to last two weeks.

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