Mary Bell Case Essay

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Mary Bell Case What’s more intense than an 11-year-old committing murder? Oh maybe committing 2 murders and becoming ‘a danger to other children’. Mary Bell blew minds of many people with her brightness and her witty responses when it came time to talking to lawyers and such. The question is though being was she guilty or not guilty? People find her back story to be the reason why she committed such crimes. Mary Bell of Scotswood, England was only 11 when she killed Martin Brown (aged 4) and Brian Howe (aged 3). She also seemed to have injured a few other children. They say she did these things because she has a psychopathic disorder. The cause of being put up to prostitution at such a young age and her mother being abusive. Why would a little …show more content…
She had strangled Martin Brown and Brian Howe. Not only that she carved an “M” in Brian’s tum with a razor blade and scissors. She was very suspicious about the whole Martin and Brian case and she even left notes here and there talking about it. It was established she had worked alone but a witness of the murder was Norma Bell, (13 years and not related) who was a close neighborhood friend of Mary’s. Mary was initially sent to Red Bank secure unit in St. Helens, Lancashire. At the age of the 23 Mary was released from confinement. Four years later she had a daughter and at the age of 51 she became a grandmother and now they all live in privacy under the anonymity …show more content…
Out of all serial killer stories this one sparked my eye and even though this happened quite a long time ago Brian and Martin will be remembered. A message to Mary from Martin Brown’s mother ‘She took my blessing and left me with grief for the rest of my life. I hope when she looks at this child she remembers the two she murdered… I hope every time she looks at this baby she realizes what my family are missing out on because of what she has done.’ That is all…Mary can never take back what she’s

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