Tiley was jailed for 6 years for rape.
David Tiley met Susan Hale, who was disabled with a
degenerative brain disorder, at an amusement arcade in
Tiley moved in with Miss Hale, but, as a registered sex
offender, was sent to jail for not telling police of his
change of address.
2011, Tiley released from prison, he and Susan get
2007, Susan Hale last seen alive.
6th March 2007,
Tiley murdered his fiancée Susan Hale and,
a week later, her home carer Sarah Merritt at Ms Hale's
flat in Southampton.
Miss Hale with a hammer, and then bound her ankles and
wrists before committing a sexual assault on her, he
then stabbed her in the head and chest and watched her
die.He then locked her body in an upstairs bedroom,
covered it with a duvet, and sprayed deodorant under the
door to mask the smell.
2007, Susan's home carer, Sarah Merritt, came to
give her a bath, Tiley threatened her with a knife,
bound her wrists and told her Susan was dead.
He took her
bank card and PIN, left her bound and gagged, withdrew
£150 from her account before returning and "having a
conversation" with the terrified woman. When she began
to cry he got angry, raped her then stabbed her in the
neck with the same knife he had used on Susan Hale.
2007. The 2 bodies were discovered.
4th June 2007, Tiley admitted both murders at his
trial, and was sentenced to life imprisonment.
The trial judge recommended that he should never be
released from prison. Thus putting him on the Home
Office list of 'Whole Life' prisoners, see list
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