UNSOLVED CRIMES MURDER FILES BRIAN McDERMOTT, BELFAST, 1973 In 1973 a ten-year old boy left his home and headed to a nearby park and was never seen alive again. Despite numerous beliefs and rumours as to his demise, his killer has never been found. The Irish ‘troubles’ seemed to eclipse the murder of little Brian… Continue reading UNSOLVED: MURDER FILES: BRIAN McDERMOTT, BELFAST, 1973
INDEPENDENT INQUIRY INTO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE WITNESS STATEMENT WESTMINSTER STRAND OPERATION WINTER KEY / OPERATION MILESHOGUE / OPERATION HATTON OHY0055776 On the final day of the three weeks of hearings of the Westminster strand of the inquiry, a number of documents were quietly uploaded to the iiCSA site. No mention had been made about… Continue reading IICSA: WITNESS STATEMENT: WESTMINSTER STRAND: OP WINTER KEY/OP MILESHOGUE/OP HATTON
Where the real fear lies is this young child laying in a kid’s home at night and they’re coming and they’re taking the blankets from over him – that’s the real fear.
MISSING OPERATION SCHOLAR RUTH WILSON (Updated 4th May 2018) On a cold November day in 1995, a 16-year old girl supposedly set off for Sixth Form, except this wasn’t a normal day. Ruth Wilson was last seen by a taxi driver after he dropped her off at Box Hill later that afternoon. Who was Ruth,… Continue reading MISSING: OPERATION SCHOLAR: RUTH WILSON
MURDER FILES LITTLE MISS NOBODY In 1989 builders unearthed the skeletal remains in a garden in Cardiff, and so began five months of intensive detective work and groundbreaking tests that revolutionised the way forensics were used in murder cases. Just who was ‘Little Miss Nobody’? CARDIFF, 7th DECEMBER 1989 Builders working at 29 Fitzhamond… Continue reading MURDER FILES: LITTLE MISS NOBODY
MURDER FILES PAIGE CHIVERS On 23rd August 2007, a vulnerable 15 year old girl stuffed some belongings in two carrier bags and left home. Police believe that within the following hours or days she was murdered. Her body has never been found but police managed to obtain convictions against two men in relation to her… Continue reading MURDER FILES: PAIGE CHIVERS
TRAFFICKING RINGS CHILD SEX TRAFFICKING RING, SURREY In November 2017 a court case finally concluded and two people found themselves convicted of child exploitation following an investigation into a ring that was centered around North Surrey and West London. The trial began in February 2017 and the defendants were: Robert Carson, 17 – Ealing, London Diane… Continue reading TRAFFICKING RINGS: Child Trafficking Ring, Surrey