Gregory Davis

Greg Davis
Kill Total2
Kill PlaceMilton Keynes
Kill DateDec 2003
VictimDorothy Rogers-48
Michael Rogers-19
CourtLuton Crown Court
JudgeMr Justice Richard Aikens
ProsceutionPatrick Browne QC
DefenceGraham Parkins QC
Gregory Davis planned to become a serial killer, and kept a diary, detailing how and when he would kill. The son of a civil engineer he had what would be regarded as a 'normal' childhood. At university in Northampton, where he studied art, his final piece of work was a plaque, containing the names of his favourite serial killers.

28th January 2003, Armed with a hammer and a kitchen knife he went to visit people he knew from the pub where he drank. Davis knew Mrs Dorothy Rogers and her boyfriend Mick Cowles from the Pilgrim's Bottle pub, Great Linford, Milton Keynes.
He burst into the house and attacked Mick Cowles with a hammer, while Mick was on the floor bleeding, Davis turned his attack on Dorothy Rogers, a 48-year-old divorcee, who was stabbed 31-times at her home in Stantonbury, Milton keynes. Her son who was in the house at the time ran from the scene, chased by Davis, Michael Rogers, aged-19, was stabbed, bludgeoned and disembowelled at a children's playground down the road from the house where his mother was killed.
Mick Cowles was seriously wounded, but survived. Mick died later in the year after a fall at homer.

15th December 2003, Gregory Davis stood trial at Luton Crown Court and pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility.
Judge Mr Justice Richard Aikens accepted the plea after a team of five psychiatrists diagnosed him with major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, alcohol dependence and to be suffering from a psychotic episode at the time of the crime.  
Mr Justice Richard Aikens said: "I'm satisfied you are suffering from mental illness and that it is appropriate that you be detained in a hospital for mental treatment."
He was given an indefinite sentence to be served at Broadmoor Hospital. 

2009 he was transferred to Littlemore Hospital where he was allowed out on short release.
A Mental Health Review Tribunal decided he would be released in July 2011.

2011, Davis was released with conditions, after convincing psychiatrists he was fit to be released.

2014, Davis had all conditions removed, and is a free man.

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