Cowardly paedophile Russell Bishop found GUILTY over the babes in the wood” murders

After 32 years, paeodophile Russell Bishop has finally been convicted of the “babes in the wood” murders after advanced forensic techniques revealed his DNA linked him to to his young victims through a sweatshirt.

Bishop was branded a “cowardly paedophile” after he refused to return to court as his trial draws to a close.

Russell Bishop, 52, is said to have sexually assaulted and strangled nine-year-old best friends Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway in Wild Park, in Brighton, on 9 October 1986.

He walked free after being cleared of the killings in December 1987.

However the nonce was jailed for life three years later for an identical attack on a seven-year-old girl in the Whitehawk area, luckily the victim survived and was able to identify him.