Robert Black case: Police were close to child murder charge
13 January 2016
From the section England
Robert Black was convicted of the murders of four other children from across the UK in the 1980s and died in prison
Police say they are “devastated” child killer Robert Black died before he could be charged with the murder of a 13-year-old Devon schoolgirl.
The Devon and Cornwall force said it was five weeks from submitting a file to prosecutors on Black linking him to the 1978 killing of Genette Tate.
Black was arrested in 2005 in connection the murder but released.
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Source:: BBC UK