Jeremy Bamber is serving a life sentence in a maximum security prison for the brutal murders of five of his family members at a house near Tolleshunt D’Arcy in Essex in August 1985.
The 61-year-old was convicted of murdering his adoptive parents Nevill and June (both 61), his sister Sheila Caffell (26) and their six-year-old twins Daniel and Nicholas.
But he has always maintained his innocence and claimed that Ms. Caffell, who suffered from schizophrenia, shot her family before turning the gun on herself.
Mark Williams-Thomas, a retired detective best known for exposing Jimmy Savile as a pedophile in the ITV series The Other Side of Jimmy Savile, believes the evidence shows Ms Caffell was responsible for the murders was.
In the second episode of the True Crime UK mini-series White House Farm, Mr Williams-Thomas examines two key questions in the case.
Did Nevill Bamber call the police himself on the night of the murder before calling his son at home and thereby exonerating Jeremy Bamber?
And was Sheila capable of killing her own children and parents?
The film also reveals exclusive evidence of how poorly the crime scene was preserved.
Essex Police said: “We will continue to support the Criminal Cases Review Commission as required.”
“In August 1985, the lives of five people, including two children, were needlessly, tragically and callously cut short when they were murdered in their own home by Jeremy Bamber.
“In subsequent years this case has been the subject of several appeals and reviews by the Court of Appeal and the Criminal Cases Review Commission – all of which have never established anything other than that Bamber is the person responsible for the murder of his adoptive parents Nevill.” and June, sister Sheila Caffell and their two sons Nicholas and Daniel.”
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