John Maden

Kill Total1
Kill PlaceMancherster
Kill DateMay 2010
VictimTia Rigg-12
CourtManchester Crown Court
JudgeMr Justice Keith
ProsecutionGordon Cole QC
Case No:T20107198

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John Maden, had an "obsessive interest" in pornography relating to paedophilia, rape and torture.

2:17pm 3rd April 2010, John Madon telephoned his sister Lynne Rigg, and asked for 12-year-old Tia Rigg to go to his house in Dalmain Close, Cheetham Hill, to babysit his 10-year-old daughter. When Tia arrived at 3:00pm he drugged her with Olanzapine, an antipsychotic tranquilizer.
He then inflicted sexually abused her, before stabbing her and strangling her with a ligature made from a guitar string.
3:45pm, John Maden dialerd 999, and said: "Hi, I would like to report a murder." He gave his name and address, when asked what had happened he replied: "My niece has been murdered by me ... I have just finished killing her now." Asked why he had killed her he answered: "Because I felt like it" he then ended the call.

4th October 2010, 38-year-old John Maden, who had pleaded guilty to the crime, was sentenced at Manchester Crown court, to life imprisonment with a recommendation that he should never be released, meaning that he will remain in prison until he dies.

Sentencing, Mr Justice Keith said: "This is one of those exceptional cases in which the only just punishment requires you to be imprisoned for the rest of your life."
This put Maden on the list of Prisoners serving a 'Whole life Order', see list here >


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