Gareth Vincent Hall
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Caernarfon lifeguard admits girl's rape in United States

A lifeguard from Gwynedd faces up to 50 years in prison in the United States after admitting raping a 10-year-old girl.

Gareth Vincent Hall, 22, from Talysarn near Caernarfon, was arrested in Chicago in May 2015.

On Tuesday in Oregon, he admitted four counts of rape, two of serious sexual offences and one of online sexual corruption of a child.

He is due to be sentenced on 1 March. A kidnapping charge was dropped.

Local television station KMTR in Oregon said Hall could face between a minimum of 25 years in prison and up to 50 years behind bars.

Matthew Richards reports.

  • 02 Feb 2016