Wednesday 17th November 2010, Aiden Jackson
met David Cowley at Sleaford railway station and
was then driven to a remote spot at Ballast Pits
off Mareham Lane, in Cowley's Smart car. Cowley paid
Jackson £50 for sex. But once at a disused quarry,
Jackson dragged his victim from the car punching
and kicking him, he then strangled him.
He robbed him of money and
jewellery and stole the car. The following day he
crashed the car and left it abounded.
He told family and friends
he had found a body, first taking his sister top look,
then his mother, it was his mother that the called
Tuesday 30th August
2011, The trial starts at Lincoln Crown Court,. On
Trial is Aiden Jackson, who denies murder but admits
manslaughter, another 17 year old boy has admitted
handling stolen goods, but denies perverting the course
Wednesday 28th September
2011, The jury of six men and five women took six
hours of deliberation before returning a verdict of
guilty of murder. The judge postponed sentence until a
pre-sentence report could be done, as Jackson was only
17 at the time of the murder.
The other 17 year old boy
who cannot be named for legal reasons was discharged
with no charge.