Russell Bishop jailed for 1986 Babes in the Wood murders

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceConvicted paedophile Russell Bishop has been jailed for life for the murders of two schoolgirls 32 years ago.The Babes in the Wood killer will serve a minimum of 36 years after being found guilty at a second trial on Monday.Bishop, aged 20 in 1986, killed nine-year-olds Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway in a woodland den in Brighton.A year later he was cleared of their murders, but within three years kidnapped another girl and left her for dead, the Old Bailey heard.“Finally, justice has been done and Bishop has been seen as the evil monster he really is,” Karen’s mother Michelle Hadaway said following the verdict. Bishop had refused to attend court for his sentencing.In his absence the judge Mr Justice Sweeney, described him as a “predatory paedophile” who had shown no remorse.“The terror that each girl must have suffered in their final moments is unimaginable,” he said.This story was originally published by BBC via: USAHintCall our Editor on 0209391902 or click here and inform us via Whatsapp.You could equally email your stories or articles to and we’ll surely put them online

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