His name was Barry Gordon Hadlow. His victim was nine-year-old Stacey-Ann Tracy.
I don’t often speak about Hadlow because the story of Stacey-Ann’s death absolutely breaks my heart.
But as the killer of nine-year-old Samantha Knight pushes for parole, there is a lesson to be learned from Hadlow and the two little girls lost at his hands.
Hadlow married my mother when I was about 15 years old. Maybe she knew the truth about his past. Or maybe she didn’t.
My siblings and I had no idea that that this man who suddenly entered our lives was carrying a horrifying secret
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