A serial killer has been caught groping a woman who was visiting his top-security jail. Levi Bellfield was spotted putting his hand up the female visitor’s skirt by a guard. The visit ended and he was taken away before he later appeared in front of a governor.
The 53-year-old is currently serving a whole life sentence without parole at Durham’s Frankland jail. He was found guilty of the murders of Marsha McDonnell and Amélie Delagrange and the attempted murder of Kate Sheedy in 2008. Then he was also convicted for the 2002 murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler in 2011.
Following the groping, the murderer is restricted to closed visits through a screen and has also had other privileges removed like watching TV, reports the Sun . But allegedly, Bellfield, who now calls himself Yusuf Rahim after converting to Islam, is seeking legal advice about an appeal.
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Sources said the incident was consensual, as the murderer had developed a close relationship with the blonde woman, who is a pen pal and apparently in her late 40’s. It has been claimed that he stuck photos of her on his cell wall and wrote her love letters and poems.
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An insider told the newspaper: “They are affectionate to each other during visits but it crossed the line when he apparently put his hand up her skirt. A guard saw what was going on and broke it up as any sexual contact is banned. He’s besotted with her and very upset about this situation.”
A probe is being carried out by the Criminal Cases Review Commission.
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