09/07/2013

Child Murderer Mark Bridger Attacked In Prison

The man jailed for the murder of five-year-old April Jones, has been attacked in prison.

It has been reported that Mark Bridger, who is serving a full-life term at Wakefield prison, was slashed across the face with a makeshift blade.

It is likely he will be left permanently scarred.

The Ministry of Justice would only confirm: "A prisoner from HMP Wakefield was taken to hospital on 7 July. The incident is being investigated by the police."

Bridger, 46, was convicted of abducting April as she played on her bicycle with a friend in the mid-Wales town of Machynlleth and murdering her. He was also found guilty of destroying, disposing of or concealing her remains, which have not been found.

(MH/JP)


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