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Name:

Richard Whelan

AKA:

 

D.O.B.

1977

Kill Total:

1

Kill date:

1994

Kill Place:

Bradford

Status:

 

Occupation:

 

Victim:

Amy Shepherd

Mary Kilbride ?

D.O.B.  

 


 

Court:

Leeds Crown Court

Judge:

Mr Justice Nelson

Prosecution:

Paul Worsley QC

Defence:

 

   

 

 

FACTFILE

 

2nd August 1994, the body of Miss Amy Shepherd was found in her home in Folly Hill Gardens, Wibsey, Bradford.

She had been strangled, probably with a tea towel, and stabbed in the neck with a kitchen knife as she lay dead or dying,

 

14th August 1994 Mary Kilbride aged 80, was murdered in her home. A hand towel was found around Mrs Kilbride's neck and she had been stabbed through one eye with the handle of a dressing table mirror as she was dead or dying.
 

1995 Whelan was found guilty of murdering Mary Kilbride.

 

2000, Whelan found not guilty of the murder of Amy Shepard.

 

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