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Adam Johnson not guilty on one count of sexual activity with a child.

Adam Johnson not guilty on one count of sexual activity with a child

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Adam Johnson has been found not guilty of one count of sexual activity with a child.

This is according to the Daily Mail’s Craig Hope, who reports the count was related to the accusation that the girl performed oral sex on him.

However, the jury remain undecided on the second count.

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Johnson was sacked by Sunderland last month after Johnson pleaded guilty to kissing the child and a further charge of grooming.

But the former England international denied two more serious accusations.

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Meeting took place in January 2015

The jury heard that Johnson initially met up with the girl on 30 January 2015 after agreeing to sign football shirts for her.

They were also told that the girl was a “massive, massive Sunderland fan” who was infatuated with Johnson.

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The pair exchanged phone numbers and sent and received 834 WhatsApp messages in little more than a month, the court heard.

Johnson admitted kidding the girl in January 2015 but denied that any further sexual activity took place.

Key points summed up earlier this week

Summing up the defence’s case, Judge Jonathan Rose told the jury of eight women and four men earlier this week that the girl is a “proven liar who has made up the other allegations”.

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But summing up the prosecution’s case, Judge Rose referred the Johnson’s admission that was was sexually attracted to the girl.

Johnson was in a relationship with Stacey Flounders at the time, but she has now left the ex-Premier League footballer.

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