Unsolved Murders

Gary Wilson

Age: 14

Sex: male

Date: 22 Nov 1978

Place: Deptford High Street, South London

Source: www.truecrimelibrary.com

Gary Wilson had been sexually assaulted, strangled with a belt and stabbed in the neck and chest.

He had also been slashed on his legs. His body was found hidden in a derelict yard of a shop hidden by an old sofa and tyres.

A man who had told the his girlfriend that he had take a knife off of an attacker saying that the attackers were the boys killers was convicted of his murder and was freed on appeal after it was heard that he was a fantasist and made stories up.


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