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 >>