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August 2nd, 2007

'Viking' killing of woman and son. James Conan strangled Kirsty O'Connell, 21, before stabbing her 20 times. He then played with their four-year-old son Patrick, before smothering him. They were found at a flat in Woolford Close, Winchester, in August 2007. Patrick's body had a torch in one hand. The court was told Miss O'Connell had found out Conan was having an affair with another young woman and she told him to leave the flat. On 3 August Conan, whose original surname was Walsh, killed Miss O'Connell and severed her jugular vein before lighting a cigarette and playing with Patrick, known as PJ, for half an hour. Afterwards he took him to the main bedroom of their council flat, smothered him with a pillow and bathed him. The youngster was then taken back to his room and "laid out ceremoniously" with items put around him, including a toy dagger and guns and a torch in his hand.


Winchester man admits murder

A WINCHESTER man savagely murdered his partner with a knife and then also killed his four-year-old son, a court heard today. James Conan, 65, admitted the murder of Kirsty O'Connell, 21, at their fla

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A reclusive mother and daughter lay dead in their ramshackle home for at least six months before their bodies were found, an inquest has heard. Caroline Jessett, 50, placed her mum’s body in the bathtub of their home before she died in her bedroom some time later. Pauline Jessett, 78, was last seen by a district nurse nearly two years before her remains were discovered, while daughter Caroline’s mummified corpse was in her bedroom for six months to a year. View Listing »
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my grandfather Barry Clarke, known sex offender used to live here. Dorset Echo document attached. ps: if you see a Lynne Bennett or Simon Bennett selling this property, please buy it if you already have, beware one of the people im your house will die. a strange occurence but every group always has one die in that house View Listing »
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Tony Hancock (Actor and Comedian) lived here. View Listing »
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On November 7, 1974, Sandra Rivett went downstairs to the basement kitchen of this six-story London townhouse to make tea for her employer, Lady Veronica Lucan and never returned. The nanny was found bludgeoned to death in the cellar, supposedly by Lord Lucan – who disappeared without a trace. To this day, the house remains occupied with house values on the road reaching up to £5 million. View Listing »
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Charles Babbage (Mathematician, astronomer and computer pioneer) lived here. View Listing »
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