Father posts explicit 'upskirt' picture of child's mother on social media after she refuses to get back with him

Kieron Stacey, 30, who uploaded a photo of the woman's genitals and buttocks on the social media site, was was ordered to complete 175 hours of unpaid work and pay a fine of £300


                            Father posts explicit 'upskirt' picture of child's mother on social media after she refuses to get back with him
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A man who had previously beat up his ex-partner has posted an "upskirt" photo of her genitals on Facebook after she refused to get back together with him. 30-year-old Kieron Stacey uploaded a photo of the woman's genitals and buttocks on the social media site along with the words: "Coming soon to yet another bloke near you'. The victim's face did not feature in the photo but she recognized it because of the bedsheets. 

The Daily Mail reported that Kieron, who is from Scunthorpe, sent the woman multiple texts after posting the image telling her that he was going to call social services and tell them "what she was like". The court heard that the victim also got a notification about the photograph which was online on Facebook for about an hour before Kieron deleted it.

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The 30-year-old father also has a previous conviction for domestic violence against the same woman when she was pregnant. He recently appeared in court after pleading guilty to an offense of disclosing a private sexual photograph with intent to cause distress. Kieron was not given any extended periods of time in jail receiving only 24 weeks behind bars, suspended for two years.

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The Manchester Crown Court heard that the relationship between the couple had been great and that they also had an 18-month-old child together but then Kieron became "abusive and violent". The court also heard that he had received a suspended prison sentence after attacking her when she was 12-weeks pregnant.



 

Kieron posted the image of the woman's genitals and buttocks in November 2017. Prosecutor Rachel White described the incident as an "upskirting" image while the woman was on a bed. Kieron's lawyer said that his client uploaded the picture on social media in a "moment of madness" after he stayed with her and thought that they may be getting back together.

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In a statement that was read out in court, the victim said: "Posting this on Facebook was a disgusting thing to do. It caused me considerable embarrassment and distress. It made me feel ashamed and horrible." After the man was arrested, he lied to the authorities and told them that he never uploaded the picture. He then said that the image was of a different woman and then finally claimed he took the picture by accident.



 

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Defense attorney Stacey Hargreaves said that Kieron is now in a new relationship with another woman and is very remorseful for what he did. The couple just had a baby together and live together in Scunthorpe. Hargreaves said that Kieron's partner knows about his previous convictions through Clare's Law, which the Government said last week would become an official law after a trial period.

The law was named after Clare Wood from Salford who was brutally murdered by her ex-boyfriend George Appleton, who had a known history of violence against women. During the sentencing, Judge Timothy Smith told Kieron: "You have a history of violence towards those with whom you are in a relationship."

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The judge continued: "What you did as a consequence of her actions to you was to react in a way that was petulant, and can properly be seen as some degree of revenge against her. You did that motivated by a desire to embarrass, humiliate and to cause distress, and that's exactly what you did."

Kieron was ordered to complete 175 hours of unpaid work and to also complete 30 rehabilitation activity requirement days. He was also ordered to pay a fine of £300.