The daddy-in-law of Pippa Middleton, Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, was arrested Tuesday in France and charged with raping a minor within the late 1990s.
David Matthews, 74, the daddy of Middleton’s husband, James Matthews, was arrested on the Orly Airport in Paris, The Telegraph reported.
Matthews was charged with “rape of a minor by an individual with authority over his sufferer” Thursday by a French Justice of the Peace. The incident allegedly occurred someday between 1998 and 1999 whereas the household was vacationing within the nation. Matthews’ “niece” reportedly filed a criticism to police in 2017 concerning the alleged incidents, the Day by day Beast reported. She reportedly informed authorities that she was “not fairly of authorized age” when the alleged abuse occurred in Paris and St. Barts.
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Investigators will research the allegations for six months to find out if the case must be delivered to trial.
A spokesperson for Matthews informed the Day by day Mail that he “categorically denies the allegation and unequivocally contests the unfaithful and scandalous accusation.”
Matthews, a multimillionaire and father of James and Spencer, a actuality tv star, was a race automotive driver however retired in 1973 following a brutal crash. He’s a profitable hotelier and owns the Eden Rock resort in St. Barts, the place celeb visitors have included Elton John and Leonard DiCaprio.
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James Matthews, 42, a hedge fund supervisor, married Pippa, 34, in Might 2017. Middleton’s sister, Catherine, her brother-in-law, Prince William, and their two youngsters, George and Charlotte, attended the ceremony. Prince Harry was on the high-profile occasion, and his now-fiancé, Meghan Markle, joined the reception.
Matthews’ youngest son, Michael, died in 1999 whereas descending Mt. Everest. His physique was by no means discovered.
The Kensington Palace didn’t instantly touch upon the report.