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POLICE GIRL'S SEX ROMPS WITH SATAN LOVER
Kinky confessions spark security fears
by ANDREW GOLDEN
and CHRIS HOUSE
A POLICE secretary with access to top-secret files is at the centre
of a Satanic sex probe.
Divorcee Rosemary Barrett took part in masochistic love games with a
By day she worked for the head of an undercover police intelligence
unit. By night she indulged in witchcraft and kinky sex sessions.
Rosemary, 39, typed up confidential reports on major criminals and
terrorists under surveillance by the unit. Now her boss, Detective
Chief Inspector Brian Read, has ordered an inquiry into the possible
Rosemary revealed that while she was based at sussex polic HQ in
ENJOYED being handcuffed nake to a ladder and whipped by a
BEGGED for three-in-a-bed sex with the cult chief and his
BRAVED painful beatings by another lover as a tribute to
PREPARED for the "ultimate ritual" of sacrificing herself
Speaking at her tiny rented cottage in Lewes, Rosemary, who also used
the name Carol de'Ath, said "I've always been interested in the
She added: "I have known for years that I liked masochistic sex. I
used to practise it with my ex-husband.
"I heard about an occult organisation run by a farmer in Scotland and
I sent off for details.
"He lives with his housekeeper and her 12-year-old son and he made,
it quite plain he wanted to have sex with me.
"We went to his barn and I stripped off to my high-heel shoes.
"He handcuffed me to a step-ladder and thrashed me with a horse whip.
He was just wearing a shirt.
"Then we made love, I couldn't understand why we had not taken part
in any rituals. I felt shortchanged.
"We did this four times in the week I stayed at the farm.
"I stayed in the same bedroom as him and his housekeeper.
"I said I would like a threesome, but he said she wouldn't like that
sort of thing."
Rosemary returned for a second visit and had sex with the farmer
She also had a kinky five-year relationship with a Sussex potter.
"He used to beat me and take pictures," she said.
Rosemary told of their masochistic sex sessions in a letter to the
notorious Satanic cult The Temple of Set, which she had applied to
Rosemary, who calls herself Absalon for witchcraft rituals, wrote to
her "Master", one of the Temple leaders:
"I have ritually bathed my body and am naked except for a
pink cheesecloth magical robe. I know exactly what I want
from this particular life and exactly how I'm going to get
"I am preparing this body to be ceremonially sacrificed."
This, she says, is partly why for so long she has accepted without
question the violent and sadistic way in which her lover had treated
her, and why she delighted "in pain". Rosemary tells of being tied to
a bed and gagged to stop her cries.
In a Postscript, she says: "I just want to make sure that you drag
everything out of me that there is to get.
"You can even use cigarette ends on me if you like (I've had them
A police source said Rosemary made no secret of her fascination with
"But nobody took to much notice of her."
Rosemary says she has been suspended from her #8,000-a-year job.
But a spokesman at Sussex police HQ said: "She is on leave and an
inquiry is being carried out."
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