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Priest abuse case jury considers verdict

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A jury is considering a verdict in the case of a former West Midlands priest accused of sexually abusing boys.

Richard John James Robinson, 73, denies 22 charges relating to offences against six boys aged under 16 between 1959 and 1983 at churches in the West Midlands.

The former clergyman, who was known to parishioners as "Father Jim", worked in churches in Staffordshire, Birmingham and Coventry until the mid-1980s.

He was extradited from the US in August last year.

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