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Lianne Smith: Martin Smith, Paedo, Ghosts And Blaming The Police

LIANNE Smith’s children Rebecca Smith, 5, and her brother Daniel, 11 months, are dead. Their bodies were discovered in a hotel room at the four-star Hotel Miramar in Lloret de Mar.

Mrs Smith’s partner is Martin Smith. They are not married – their shared surname is a coincidence. He is in custody in the UK. Martin Smith is accused of unrelated child sex offences. He is on remand at Carlisle Magistrates’ Court until 7 June. Mr Smith was arrested in Barcelona as part of Operation Captura, a list of British criminals believed to be hiding in Spain.

He was extradited over 13 charges of sexual offences, including rape, against a girl aged between seven and 18 and for failing to answer police bail. You want more? Lianne Smith worked at Cumbria Council – in the children’s department. She did not work with children. More?

And in December 2007, the family went missing. In 2007, Mr Smith was on the telly, appearing as guest physic on Most Haunted.

This story has many elements to make it tabloid fodder. The news round-up – let the speculation begin:

The Guardian: “Police search Lianne Smith’s Barcelona flat”

Today, as Lianne Smith left the apartment close to Barcelona’s famous Sagrada Familia temple in handcuffs with a jacket draped over her head, investigators were looking for any possible link between the killings and her partner’s extradition to Britain.

Looking for a possible link? They should read the Mail – see below. What of Lianne Smith?

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Posted: 20th, May 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (12)