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Pippa Middleton's Father-In-Law Arrested Over Allegations of Sexually Assaulting a Minor

Pippa Middleton's Father-In-Law Arrested Over Allegations of Sexually Assaulting a Minor

Mr Matthews, whose son James married Pippa, the Duchess of Cambridge's sister, last May, appeared at the Palais de Justice where he was charged with raping a minor on...

French national news agency AFP said Matthews had now been charged with the "rape of a minor by a person with authority over his victim".

The successful businessman has already been released on bail, and comes after police investigation which began last September.

The rape case is being dealt with by the Juvenile Protection Brigade (BPM) of the Paris judicial police.

Being placed directly under judicial control usually means that prosecutors have connected certain requirements to his discharge or enforced particular restrictions on who they could fulfill or where they could proceed. The investigation alleges that the crimes were committed in 1998 and 1999.

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews in London.

Matthews is a self-made multi-millionaire who grew up near Rotherham and started his professional career as garage mechanic.

He was forced to retire in 1973 due to major injuries. Matthews is a former race vehicle driver and self-made millionaire who owns the super private and luxe Eden Rock Hotel in St. Barts. Elton John, Beyonce, Brad Pitt, Leonardo DiCaprio have stayed here in the past.

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