43 - The Abduction & Murder of Sarah Payne

Jun 09, 2019, 03:00 AM
In the summer of 2000, 8 year old Sarah Payne was out playing in the evening sunshine with her two older brothers and her little sister. After falling, she ran out of the field and into a lane to head back to her grandparents with brother Lee following behind. 

But then, Sarah vanished. 

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Sara Payne with Anna Gekoski, Sara Payne: A Mother's Story (London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2004)  Purchase here 

The Murder Of: Sarah Payne - Sarah's Law  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v6WnnrU4fr4 

“Timeline: Roy Whiting on trial” in  The Argus https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/6768618.timeline-roy-whiting-on-trial/ (12 December 2001)   

Sam Webb, “Lost Angel: What happened to Sarah Payne, when did she disappear, who is Roy Whiting, and how old would Sarah be now?” in The Sunhttps://www.thesun.co.uk/news/4035555/sarah-payne-roy-whiting-age-crime/ (7 May 2019)   

James Rodger, “Sarah Payne killer Roy Whiting ' set to sue prison chiefs over being attacked FOUR times in jail” in The Birmingham Mail https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/sarah-payne-killer-roy-whiting-15948540 (9 March 2019)   

Emma Dodds, “Siblings of murdered 8-year old Sarah Payne speak out for the first time about their guilt over her abduction” from Closer.co.uk https://closeronline.co.uk/celebrity/news/sarah-payne-siblings-speak-witnessing-abduction/ (18 July 2017)   

Peter Griffiths, “Sarah Payne's mother on hacking list – charity” from Rueters.comhttps://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-newscorp-hacking-payne/sarah-paynes-mother-on-hacking-list-charity-idUKTRE76R4QR20110728 (28 July 2011)   

Sarah Hall, “Whiting breaks silence in Sarah Payne trial” from The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/uk/2001/dec/05/childprotection.society (5 December 2001)   

Mark Oliver, “Whiting found guilty of Sarah Payne murder” in The Guardian  https://www.theguardian.com/society/2001/dec/12/childprotection.markoliver (12 December 2001)   

Paul Peachy, “I suffered a memory blank, says accused in Sarah trial” in The Independenthttps://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/i-suffered-a-memory-blank-says-accused-in-sarah-trial-9241320.html (5 December 2001)   

Cathy Gordon, “Paedophile murderer Roy Whiting's minimum jail term reduced” in The Independent https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/paedophile-murderer-roy-whitings-minimum-jail-term-reduced-1995299.html (9 June 2010)   

Helen Weathers, “Roy Whiting's first victim” in The Daily Mailhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-95390/Roy-Whitings-victim.html (undated)   

“Trial told of trip to funfair Whiting denies prowling for child” in The Herald Scotlandhttps://www.heraldscotland.com/news/12133206.trial-told-of-trip-to-funfair-whiting-denies-prowling-for-child/ (5 December 2001)   

“'Sarah's Law' sees 700 paedophiles identified” from BBC.com https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-25489541 (23 December 2013)