In the evening of October 30th, 1983, 16-year-old trainee hairdresser Colette Aram set out from her home in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, to meet a friend – and walked straight into the arms of a sadistic killer.
True Detective June 2010
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In the evening of October 30th, 1983, 16-year-old trainee hairdresser Colette Aram set out from her home in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire, to meet a friend – and walked straight into the arms of a sadistic killer. For the next 26 years the case lay dormant, gathering dust in police unsolved files. But huge strides in DNA technology, a team of scientists spurred on by events of that terrible night in 1983 and a young man’s involvement in a car crash on his way to a 21st birthday party finally forced a breakthrough. Turn to page 16 for the First Murder Shown On Crimewatch.
The man placed his hand on the Bible and swore to tell the truth. Then he settled back in the witness chair and for a full day he held the jury and courtroom spectators spellbound with his calm recital of the cold-blooded killing of 42 people. Without emotion he spoke of satanic cult slayings, murder-for-hire by organised crime and a slaughter on the orders of an outlaw biker gang engaged in nationwide drug-running. The witness was either an accomplished liar or one of the world’s most fiendish mass murderers.
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