Shame of accused ‘Babes in the Wood’ killer who tried to murder girl

The accused ‘Babes in the Wood’ killer told jurors he feels ‘deeply ashamed’ of the almost identical attack he carried out on a young girl and the 28 years sentence he served. Russell Bishop, 52, is said to have sexually assaulted and strangled nine-year-old best friends Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway 32 years ago in woods in Brighton – but was cleared at a trial in 1987. Bishop walked free after being cleared of the murders in December 1987 after…

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