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Shannon Matthews: Craig Meehan, Vigilantes And Blaming New Labour

by | 4th, April 2008

craigmeehan-court.jpg SHANNON Watch: Anorak’s look at the case of Shannon Matthews in the media

DAILY STAR (front page): “SHANNON MUM DUMPS LOVER”

THE mum of Shannon Matthews ditched her lover yesterday as he appeared in court accused of possessing porn pictures of children as young as four. But she has now broken off her four-year relationship with the 22-year-old supermarket fishmonger, saying she “didn’t want to be part of his life”.

Karen acted after he appeared in court on 11 charges of possessing 130 indecent images of youngsters. Fourteen of the pictures were said to show adults having sex with children as young as 11. Others showed children aged just four performing sex acts.

Is Craig Meehan innocent?

Says one local: “He wouldn’t last a minute. People on this estate act first and ask questions later. He may be innocent, but these folk won’t wait for a judge and jury. They feel betrayed and are very angry.”

TIMES : Shannon Matthews : Craig Meehan remanded in custody”

The partner of Shannon Matthews’s mother was remanded in custody charged with possessing 140 pornographic images of children on two computers.

Or 130 images? Meehan is a “supermarket fishmonger”. Such are the facts.

THE SUN : “I want nothing to do with him”

Meehan “was remanded in custody for his own safety”. Karen Matthews is on “suicide watch and had ended their relationship after nearly five years”.

Her pal Petra Jamieson, 30, said: “Karen has said she no longer wants to be part of Craig’s life. She hasn’t told him face to face, but I think he’ll assume that after what’s gone on. I can’t begin to imagine what’s going on in Karen’s head. She must feel sick

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