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DUNCAN JACKSON

 

 

Name:

Duncan Jackson

AKA:

 

D.O.B.

 
Kill Total:  

Kill date:

1985

Kill Place:

Luton

Status:

 

Occupation:

 

Victim:

Avril Dunn
D.O.B.  

 


 

Court:

Reading Crown Court

Judge:

Mr Justice Garland

Prosecution:

Christopher Hotten QC

Defence:

 

 

 

 

 

 

FACTFILE

 

14th September 1985, Avril Dunn, and Duncan Jackson  were known to each other, and had been playing Darts together in the Heron pub in the Limbury Meads area of Luton.that evening.

(interestingly, the same pub where this author worked)

 

Avril disappeared on her short walk home.

Jackson took her to Sundon woods where he beat her, then strangled her.

 

Caught 25 years after the murder, Jackson was caught via new developments in DNA techniques.

27th January 2000, The court was told that semen stains found on Avril's clothing could not be identified at the time, but new advances in DNA techniques meant this was now possible.

Jackson was found guilty and given a life sentence.

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