Rapist pretended to be relative of Tyson Fury and forced victims to eat their own faeces

David Fury-Walsh will be sentenced next year.

Daisy Jackson Daisy Jackson - 16th December 2022

A vile rapist labelled a ‘violent and manipulative bully’ has been found guilty of 25 offences including rape, assault, and coercion.

David Fury-Walsh, 31, also known as David Overton, claimed to be related to champion boxer Tyson Fury to attract women.

His victims say he initially came across as a caring and generous man before his behaviour drastically changed and he began to abuse and control them.

The offences against three women include 13 counts of rape, four counts of sexual assault, three counts of controlling and coercive behaviour, three counts of actual bodily harm, one count of sexual touching and possession of a knife.

Fury-Walsh, of Brook Street, Macclesfield, was found guilty after a three-week trial at Chester Crown Court.


He’s been remanded in custody until his sentencing on Monday 6 February 2023.

Cheshire Constabulary first received reports that he had raped and assaulted a woman in September 2021 – he was arrested within hours.


Two other woman came forward with their own reports of abusive and controlling behaviour while Fury-Walsh was in custody.

He forced his victims to have sex on demand and violently assaulted them if he didn’t comply.

On two occasions, he forced his victims to eat their own faeces.


Fury-Walsh also took out loans in the names of his victims, controlled their finances, and manipulated them into handing over their savings.

Following the verdict, Detective Constable Jade Bannerman, who led the investigation said: “Firstly I would like to thank the victims for the courage and bravery that they have shown throughout this investigation.

“Fury-Walsh is a violent and manipulative bully, and even when faced with all the evidence against him, he refused to plead guilty to any of the charges.

“Instead, he forced his victims to relive their experiences in court, which could not have been easy for them.

“Thankfully, as a result of the statements provided by the victims, and the evidence we gathered the jury have seen through his lies and he is now being held accountable for his actions.”


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Detective Inspector Robert Lees of Eastern CID added: “This has been an extremely complex investigation and I would like to commend DC Bannerman for her dedication and commitment throughout the case. I would also like to thank all of the other officers involved in the investigation.

“Nobody should have to experience what any of these women have been though and if anything can be achieved from this case, I hope that it encourages other victims of sexual offences to come forward and report them to us.

“Cheshire Constabulary takes any allegation of sexual offences extremely seriously, and any allegation will be thoroughly investigated, with the wishes and needs of the victim as our main priority.

“Victims should never feel ashamed to talk about what they have been subjected to. They will receive the help and support they need from our specialist officers, as well as from other support agencies we work alongside, and all victims of sexual offences have the right to anonymity.”

To report any sexual offence, call Cheshire Constabulary on 101 or visit Report rape, sexual assault and other sexual offences.


Information can also be given anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.

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