met fellow 19-year-old Katie Wynter on Facebook. They
had a secretive relationship, and unknown to Katie,
Bushby had created several fake identities on Facebook,
there "fake" people would say good things about Bushby,
all in attempt to gain Katie's trust.
December 2011, Katie Wynter was babysitting her
sisters two young children, in Beech Drive, Borehamwood.
Her 'secret boyfriend' came to visit while she was at
her sisters, the night ended in tragedy.
December 2011, Katie's mother found her daughters
body slumped against the fridge in the kitchen, in a
pool of blood.
She had 23
separate wounds to her neck and body, including 13
serious stab injuries as well as cuts on her hands,
where she had tried to defend herself from the attack.
After the attack in Beech Drive, Bushby went to his home
in nearby Digswell Close, with blood on his
clothes and hands, leaving Katie's blood on his own
After his arrest
he at first denied even knowing Katie, then changed the
story to one of his made up characters told him to do it.
When confronted with the blood on his front door he told
police that 'Dan Tees' had gloves given to him by Katie, "it
must have come from him".
Police were able
to check with Bushby's ISP and confirmed all the Facebook
accounts had been set up from the same IP address.
July 2012, Bushby found guilty of murder at St Albans
25th July 2012, at St Albans Crown Court, judge Andrew
Bright sentenced Bushby to life, with a minimum term of 26
He then told
Bushby: "I am currently of the view that you pose a very
real danger to women."