Unsolved Murders

Ross Doyle

Age: 9

Sex: male

Date: 13 Dec 2000

Place: Pegasus Road, Blackbird Leys, Oxford

Ross Doyle was knocked over and killed by joy riders.

He was run over by someone driving a stolen red Vauxhall Astra car at about 8.45pm on 13 December 2000. The car had been speeding along Pegasus Road at about 80mph.. The car had lost control and veered onto the pavement as he was walking along it.

After the car crashed into him the people in it got out and ran off.

At the time he had been going home after football practice at the Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre.

Ross Doyle was found by a Stagecoach bus driver who gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and heart massage until paramedics arrived, but he died soon after arriving at hospital.

Two 17-year-old youths were questioned by the police, but no one was charged.

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