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Daniel Bartlam gets 16 years of murdering his mother – the media get Coronation Street

by | 2nd, April 2012

DANIEL Bartlam was 14 when he murder his mother Jacqueline Bartlam, 47, with a hammer as she slept at their home in Redhill, Notts. Bartlam then poured petrover his mother’s body and set it on fire. He claimed burglars had committed the heinous crime. At Nottingham Crown Court Bartlam has been sent to prison for a minmum of 16 years.

Detective Chief Inspector Kate Meynell, from Nottinghamshire Police tells all media:

“The level of violence, the degree of planning and the extent of his lies is not only shocking, but it’s also chilling that a boy could do this.

“I’ve never dealt with something like this and I’m not aware of any other case in this country. He thought he could commit the perfect murder and get away with it.”

The Daily Mirror c alls him the “Corrie copycat killer”. Daniel Batham had seen Coronation Street character John Snape murder a woman with a hammer.

The paper adds:

Violent video games and films, including The Amityville Horror and Final Destination – suitable only for people aged over 18 – were also found.

No. Final Destination and the Amityville Horror both have a 15 certificates.

They also discovered that websites he had looked up included “Man kills wife and makes it”; “How to get away with murder” and “People who get

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