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Man admits sex charges involving tragic Georgia, 14
7:52pm Monday 5th August 2013 in News
A MAN has admitted three sex charges involving a girl aged 14 who died after trying to hang herself.
Georgia Hedges was taken to hospital after an incident at her home in Witham but died two days later.
Bramwell Walls, 38, admitted two charges of sexual activity with the teenager and a third charge of inciting her to engage in sexual activity.
The public gallery in court number two at Chelmsford Crown Court was full as Wells, wearing a white t-shirt, sat before a camera in the video suite in Chelmsford prison during the eight-minute hearing today.
Judge Christopher Ball QC told Walls he wanted the probation service to prepare a report on him before he is sentenced on Friday, September 13.
Walls, of Folkestone Road, Walthamstow, was remanded in custody. There was no application for bail.
The court heard Walls engage in sexual activity with Georgia between January last year and May this year.
Walls incited the teenager to engage in sexual activity between April and May this year.
Police and medics were called to Georgia's home in Osbert Road, Witham on May 14 this year after she had tried to take her own life.
Georgia, a pupil at Maltings Academy in Witham, was taken to Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford before being transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge.
She died two days later.
A post-mortem examination revealed a provisional cause of death as compression of the neck.
An inquest into Georgia’s death has been opened and adjourned.