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Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris should be denied parole after reportedly mocking victims in song - lawyer

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Published 15/06/2015 | 11:35

Rolf Harris
Rolf Harris
Rolf Harris. Photo: PA
Rolf Harris
Rolf Harris, centre.

Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris should be denied parole after he reportedly called his victims "slimy little woodworm" in a song he wrote in jail, their lawyer says.

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Victims' lawyer Liz Dux said the lyrics showed he had "no comprehension" of his crimes, the BBC has reported.

The "revolting" song – which featured in a letter obtained by the Mail on Sunday - had left one victim "totally distraught", the lawyer said.

In a letter to a friend obtained by a British newspaper, the disgraced entertainer said his victims were "joining the feeding frenzy" by getting their "hooks into his dough".

He also said his life behind bars was "no hardship really". Harris (85) got six years in jail last year for a string of sex attacks on girls as young as seven.

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