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Fred West

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Her husband, Fred, who committed suicide in prison while awaiting trial, is believed to have collaborated with her in the torture and murder of at least nine young women between 1973 and 1987.
Frederick Walter Stephen West (29 September 1941 – 1 January 1995) was an English serial killer who committed at least 12 murders between 1967 and 1987 in Gloucestershire, the majority with his second wife, Rosemary West.

Torture murder

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Her husband, Fred, who committed suicide in prison while awaiting trial, is believed to have collaborated with her in the torture and murder of at least nine young women between 1973 and 1987.

Janet Leach (appropriate adult)

Janet Leach
Fred confided to his appropriate adult, Janet Leach, that Rose murdered Robinson and had assisted in her dismemberment, personally removing Robinson's fetus from the womb in the process.
For these murders, he and his wife Rosemary West (against whom Leach testified at trial) became notorious.

Northam, Devon

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Rosemary Letts was born in Northam, Devon to William Andrew "Bill" Letts (25 February 1921 – 24 May 1979) and Daisy Gwendoline Fuller (1919 –) after a difficult pregnancy.
*Rosemary West - serial killer

Cleeve School

Cleeve Secondary School
West lived with her mother and attended Cleeve School for six months, later moving in with her father at the age of 16 in Bishop's Cleeve, near Cheltenham; her father, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, was prone to extreme violence and repeatedly sexually abused her and her oldest sister Patricia.

Bishop's Cleeve

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West lived with her mother and attended Cleeve School for six months, later moving in with her father at the age of 16 in Bishop's Cleeve, near Cheltenham; her father, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, was prone to extreme violence and repeatedly sexually abused her and her oldest sister Patricia.
* Rosemary West, serial killer

Charles Mantell

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The judge, Mr Justice Mantell, sentenced her to life imprisonment, saying, "If attention is paid to what I think, you will never be released."
Sir Charles Barrie Knight Mantell, PC (30 January 1937 — 1 May 2010) was a High Court judge in England and Wales, notable for presiding at the trial of Rosemary West.

Winchester

Winchester, HampshireWinchester, EnglandMatterley Basin
Rosemary West went on trial at Winchester Crown Court in October that year.
One of the most high-profile cases to be heard here was the Rose West murder trial in 1995.

United Kingdom

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Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, after being convicted in 1995 of ten murders.

Serial killer

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Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, after being convicted in 1995 of ten murders.

HM Prison New Hall

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Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, after being convicted in 1995 of ten murders.

Flockton

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Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, after being convicted in 1995 of ten murders.

Wakefield

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Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, after being convicted in 1995 of ten murders.

West Yorkshire

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Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, after being convicted in 1995 of ten murders.

England

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Rosemary Pauline "Rose" West (née Letts; born 29 November 1953) is a British serial killer, now an inmate at HM Prison New Hall, Flockton, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, after being convicted in 1995 of ten murders.

Suicide

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Her husband, Fred, who committed suicide in prison while awaiting trial, is believed to have collaborated with her in the torture and murder of at least nine young women between 1973 and 1987.

Gloucester

City of GloucesterGloucester, EnglandGloucester, Gloucestershire
The majority of these murders were committed at the couple's home, 25 Cromwell Street in Gloucester.

Major depressive disorder

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Her mother suffered from depression and was given ECT while pregnant; some have argued that this treatment may have caused prenatal injuries to her daughter.

Electroconvulsive therapy

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Her mother suffered from depression and was given ECT while pregnant; some have argued that this treatment may have caused prenatal injuries to her daughter.

Prenatal development

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Her mother suffered from depression and was given ECT while pregnant; some have argued that this treatment may have caused prenatal injuries to her daughter.

Cheltenham

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West lived with her mother and attended Cleeve School for six months, later moving in with her father at the age of 16 in Bishop's Cleeve, near Cheltenham; her father, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, was prone to extreme violence and repeatedly sexually abused her and her oldest sister Patricia.

Paranoid schizophrenia

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West lived with her mother and attended Cleeve School for six months, later moving in with her father at the age of 16 in Bishop's Cleeve, near Cheltenham; her father, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, was prone to extreme violence and repeatedly sexually abused her and her oldest sister Patricia.

Sexual abuse

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West lived with her mother and attended Cleeve School for six months, later moving in with her father at the age of 16 in Bishop's Cleeve, near Cheltenham; her father, who suffered from paranoid schizophrenia, was prone to extreme violence and repeatedly sexually abused her and her oldest sister Patricia.

Puberty

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At the onset of puberty, West, reportedly fascinated by her developing body, would deliberately parade naked or semi-naked around the house in the presence of her younger brother, Graham (born 1957).

RV park

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Initially, Rose was not interested in West, who was at the time living at a caravan park in Bishop's Cleeve.