1992, Hatch jailed for three years for a sex
attack on an 8 year old boy.
Hatch had a string of
convictions from the age of 15 for assaulting young boys
April 1993, Hatch is
released on parole.
July 1993, Hatch, on
parole licence sexually assaults and kills 7 year old
Sean had gone to see a
friend in the tower block where Hatch lived when he was
abducted, sexually assaulted and strangled. . His body
was found in bin liners, dumped in a lift at the tower
Friday 26th January 1994,
Hatch was jailed for the murder of seven-year-old Sean
Williams in Finchley, north London.
Sentencing him at the Old
Bailey, the judge said: ‘In my judgment, you should
never be released back into the community while there
remains the slightest danger you will reoffend.’
The jury of six men and six
women rejected Hatch's plea of guilty to a lesser charge
of manslaughter and his defence that he was driven to
attack Sean by a compulsion over which he had no
control. The prosecution claimed Hatch ha planned to
murder Sean after sexually assaulting him.
Hatch was killed by fellow inmate
at HMP Frankland. Fowkes also attempted to kill child