‘Babes in the Wood’ killer could have left crucial DNA

BRIGHTON

A scientist who examined DNA found on the arm of one of the ‘Babes in the Wood’ victims said the prime suspect could have left the ‘one-in-a-billion’ match when he killed them, a court heard. Russell Bishop, 52, sexually assaulted and strangled nine-year-old best friends Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway 32 years ago in woods in Brighton, it is claimed. He walked free after being cleared of the murders in December 1987 after a trial at Lewes Crown Court. But…

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