terça-feira, 12 de outubro de 2010
" Roy Whiting, killer of Sarah Payne, had his 50-year minimum jail term cut by ten years by a High Court judge."
"Sarah Evelyn Isobel Payne (13 October 1991 – c. 1 July 2000) was murdered by Roy Whiting in July 2000. The subsequent investigation became a high profile murder case in the United Kingdom. Following his conviction, Whiting was imprisoned for life and is currently being held in the maximum security Wakefield prison, West Yorkshire.
Roy William Whiting was born in Horsham hospital in West Sussex on 26 January 1959. He was one of six children, of whom only he, an older brother and younger sister survived to adulthood. He grew up in Langley Green, Crawley. When he was a child, he was abused by a close relative. He attended Jordan's primary school, then Ifield secondary school. His mother left home with his sister in 1976, and remarried. In June 1986 he married Linda Booker in Ifield, West Sussex. They separated; their son was born in Crawley hospital in July 1987; they divorced in 1990.
Whiting was involved in banger racing during the late 1980s, but abandoned his interest in the sport due to a lack of success.
On 4 March 1995, an eight-year-old girl (unnamed for legal reasons) was abducted and sexually assaulted in Langley Green. Whiting was arrested a few weeks later "....