Tuesday 18th September 1984, Edmonds broke into
Cecile's house in Stainton Gardens, Lincoln.
Neighbours did not discover the bodies until Thursday
Both Cicely and her 5 year old daughter Khadine were stabbed
repeatedly with a sheath knife.
Edmonds had left his bloodstained clothes behind and stolen
some of Cecile's clothes. The identity of the suspect was
established very quickly, as 11 separate fingerprints were
found throughout the house. Edmonds' fingerprints were on
file, as he had attempted to burgle a shop several months
before in the same area.
22nd September 1984, Edmonds was arrested in London.
He admitted he had killed them, but said he had an
accomplice. This was not the case.
After he had murdered Cecile and Khadine, Edmonds fled
north. He retraced this journey with the police following
his arrest, showing them where he had discarded the knife in
Edmonds sentenced at Nottingham Crown court, to 2
concurrent life sentences.
June 2012, The prison service confirmed that Edmonds,
who is serving time at HMP Sudbury in Derbyshire had
June 2012, Edmunds arrested in Blackburn, Lancashire.