Thursday, 16 September 2010


The horrific capture, torture and murder of two year old James Bulger in 1993 is one of the most unsolved crimes in history.

His killers, Jon Venables and Robert Thompson (both victims of a dysfunctional family) were only ten at the time. They were caught and jailed for a few years then released with new identities. Jon was recently re- arrested and re- imprisoned for another crime (also involving kids).

The infamous CCTV footage of baby James Bulger being lured and led innocently, to his death by his tormenters at the shopping mall.
The whole thing is sad, traumatic and reflects a dangerous trend in our family structures, the law and breakdown of societies.

How fair is the law sometimes?
The young killer of another child, Nigerian Damilola Taylor (ten year old, killed by a broken bottle in Peckham, South London, 2000), walked free from jail last week after ONLY four years in the cooler.

Damilola Taylor

Press photos of Ricky Preddie one of the two brothers accused of the killing showed him swaggering and strolling in a London street. A detective was quoted by Daily Mail (Sept 10th, 2010) saying : "He is arguably more dangerous now than he was before, but we will be keeping a close eye on him."

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