December 1986, 3 days after Christmas, a cold wet
night, Cameron got in to the taxi of 47 year old Doggie
Latter, he ordered him to drive him to a field at Shop
Lane, in Old Netley.
produced a knife and slashed at the taxi drivers throat,
as well as stabbing him in the ribs. Mr Latter managed
to escape the car but Cameron continued his attack in
the field, demanding money.
half naked body was found the following morning by local
farmers, Mr Latter had been stabbed a total of 44 times.
later showed that Mr Latter had fought for his life, his
hands were badly cut as he attempted to fight off the
Back at his
B&B Cameron boated to flatmates that he had committed
the perfect murder, even drawing a map where the crime
had been committed.
One of the
shocked men went to the police.
arrest Cameron gave police varying stories, but in the
end gave police some information that only the killer
that although he was in the taxi that night, a mystery
third man had committed the murder.
February 1987, The jury did not believe Cameron's
stories, and he was sentenced to life imprisonment.
3 weeks before
the murder Cameron had become a father, after the trial
his girlfriend moved away so that the daughter would not
know the horrors of her father.