Breaking News up here in Seaton Carew! You really can’t get much closer to the story than I am, as I live only a few doors down from where the Darwins lived while he was hiding out in a bedsit adjoining their seafront home.
This morning as I took my dog for his morning walk I noticed a couple news crews parked along the sea front here. Immediately, I wondered if it might be related to John Darwin, as news crews in Seaton Carew and John Darwin always seem to go hand in hand.
I then opened up the daily local newspaper and saw that it is reported he was quietly released from Moorland open prison in Doncaster sometime in the last few days, some sources even claiming he was slipped out a side door. Prison officials aren’t revealing much about his release, which comes about half way through his six and a half year sentence.
Local news sources are claiming he stayed at a hotel here in Seaton Carew and some locals are claiming they’ve seen him out and about here, but nothing has been confirmed yet.
It is also claimed that his wife Anne, who was given a longer sentence, will be released sometime in the next six weeks.
I’ll update as I learn more!