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 MICHAEL SMITH

 


Name:

Michael Smith

AKA:

 

D.O.B:

 
Kill Total:

2

Kill date:

1975 & 2007

Kill Place:

Stoke-On-Trent

Status:

 

Occupation:

 
Victim: Sheila Deakin Peter Summers

D.O.B:

Deakin - 19 Summers - 1971

 


 

Court:

Stafford Crown
Case No:  

Judge:

Mr Justice Nelson

Prosecution:

Nigel Baker QC

Defence:

Anthony Barker QC

 

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FACTFILE

 

1975, Smith strangled his girlfriend Sheila Deakin over an argument about another man.

 

26th August 2005, Smith released after serving nearly 29 years of his life sentence.

 

14th - 16th August 2006, Smith met Mr Summers through a drug contact. Summers was a heroin addict. Summers partner had a large amount of cash in the loft in the flat, around 8,000 this was enough for Smith to murder his friend.

Smith battered Mr Summers  to death with a champagne bottle, causing massive head injuries. He then left the man dying in the flat. The murder was only discovered four days later when Summers mother raised concerns over he son.

 

18th August 2006, Smith took his girlfriend on a shopping spree, she later reported he was jittery, and told her he was in big trouble.

 

25th August 2006  Smith gave himself up to police.

 

16th May 2007, Smith given a 'Whole Life tariff' by Judge Mr Justice Nelson at Stafford Crown court. This means he will never be released, and os on the home office list of those who will doe in prison, see list here >>

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