1993 McGrady had been in
prison for five years for false imprisonment of a young
woman he abducted at knifepoint as she got off of a bus
1998, McGrady was jailed for six years for raping and
sexually assaulting two women he knew.
25th September 2005, Rochelle Holness vanished after
going out to call her boyfriend from a phone box near her
home in Lewisham, south London.
Rochelle is thought to have been snatched at knifepoint from
the phone box before being strangled and dismembered.
28th September 2005 Her remains, placed in five bin bags and
dumped in a supermarket trolley, were found by ambulance
staff who had been called to the estate.
Rochelle had been missing for three days when McGrady cut
his wrists and confessed to his girlfriend.
He was arrested after receiving treatment in hospital for
12th April 2006, at the old Bailey, McGrady pleaded guilty
to the murder. Sentencing was deferred to allow for
16th May 2006, McGrady sentenced to life in prison, with a
recommendation that life means life.
This puts McGrady on the home
office list of 'Whole life Tariff' prisoners, see list