A girlfriend wrongly accused her fiance of rape and domestic abuse however her lies started to unravel thanks to an innocent family photo.
Former prison guard Dan Jones, from New South Wales, Australia, met Sarah Jane Parkinson in 2011 and they got engaged after just a few months of dating. Parkinson revealed to Jones she had been raped by a friend’s father – a Turkish representative who fled the nation before charges could be laid. Accordingly, Jones was resolved to make her life easier.
Jones purchased a house and was resolved to live with his future wife. Yet,Parkinson, a police clerical assistant, began to make up lies that Jones was violent towards her in a bid to claim their shared home, 9news.com.au reports.
She supposedly disclosed to her police colleagues that Mr Jones was mishandling her and giving her wounds. In any case, she really continued the wounds from a heart condition which left her dizzy with tunnel vision.
Parkinson’s boss, Inspector Anthony Hill, slapped Jones with an apprehended violence order (AVO) for mishandling Parkinson. Jones didn’t get this and when he returned home from the police headquarters, he disclosed this to his fiancee and she guaranteed him that the AVO was a misconception and she would ‘sort it out’.
In any case, she proceeded to make all the more false claims. She even blamed Jones for hitting her with a piece of wood and a tire switch.
At that point Parkinson started having a mystery illicit relationship with a police officer she worked with.
Jones was arrested and accused of 32 tallies of aggressive behavior at home on Christmas Eve 2013. While Jones was served with a court order, Parkinson and her new lover were living in the home he had bought.
Jones was likewise stunned to find that Parkinson had been keeping a diary of things that never occurred. He stated, “she’d written entries going back more than six months with a view to using it as a historical document in court.”
On March 21, 2014, Jones was arrested at his parents’ home for a supposed rape. Parkinson said Jones slammed her head into a divider, hopped on her, kicked her, constrained her to open a condom wrapper, at that point brutally raped her.
Luckily for Jones, that day, Jones’ young brother Andrew and his partner Amy came to visit with their newborn, Hunter. They had a photograph taken at around 1pm, with Mr Jones in his pyjamas holding baby Hunter on his knees.
The photo later turned into a bit of indispensable proof demonstrating Jones was innocent.
Before the [hotograph excused him, he was sent to Australia’s most extreme security prison, Goulburn’s supermax, on remand for four months anticipating preliminary for rape and aggressive behavior at home. It was his “darkest times” amid which he thought of taking his life.
Nut his travails started to arrive at an end when the case was passed to Detective Sergeant Leesa Alexander.
Parkinson revealed to Det Alexander that Jones family were harassing her. In any case, these cases in the end uncovered her as a sequential liar. Parkinson blamed her ex’s parents for taking her iPad before a tracking device on her vehicle helped investigators prove she had driven up to their property and dumped the tablet on their garden herself.
“It was clear… that Sarah had lied,” Det Alexander told 60 Minutes.
An emergency bail hearing was called by the Department of Public Prosecutions after a series of investigations and Jones was released from jail on bail conditions, Mirror UK reports
The investigations uncovered more and in the end, police learnt Parkinson accused an innocent man of rape..
For the past five years, Parkinson had denied the charges against her of falsely accusing Mr Jones of rape and abuse. But early this year, she admitted her crimes court and finally pleaded guilty.
She was imprisoned for three years and one month in jail and something like two of those years will be spent behind