2002, Fowkes was
found guilty, and sentenced to 12 years at Northampton
Crown Court for committing armed robbery. He had
robbed on three occasions over 4 days.
March 2010, He
attempted to Cut
Huntley was in hospital
for three days and needed 21 stitches in his neck, the
wound was 7in (18cm) long. Fowkes had fashion a
makeshift knife from melting razor blades into a plastic
Fowkes moved to the high security Full Sutton prison in
Monday 22nd February
2011, He strangled child killer
with strips of prison bedding at Full Sutton Prison in
Tuesday 4th October
2011, At Hull Crown Court, Fowkes admitted Hatch's
manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility
and attempted murder over the attack on Ian Huntley. As
he left court, Fowkes shouted “Allahu Akbar” - which
means “God is greatest”.
Wednesday 5th October
2011, judge Mr Justice Coulson, said Fowkes must
serve a minimum of 20 years.
The judge expressed concern about the attacks within a
high-security prisons and called for an "urgent review"