What happened Billy Jo?

Billie-Jo was painting the patio doors at the back of the family’s Victorian home when she was hit at least five times over the head in a frenzied attack. When she was found, she was still clutching a paintbrush. A post-mortem later revealed that her skull had been split.

What happened Billy Jo?

Billie-Jo was painting the patio doors at the back of the family’s Victorian home when she was hit at least five times over the head in a frenzied attack. When she was found, she was still clutching a paintbrush. A post-mortem later revealed that her skull had been split.

Who was Mr B Billie-Jo?

The trial of Billie-Jo’s foster father, Siôn Jenkins, for her murder yesterday heard evidence from defence witnesses who said they saw the man, referred to in court as Mr B, in the area on the day she was killed.

Where is Siôn Jenkins?

Where is Siôn Jenkins now? Sion currently lives in Hampshire with his new wife. He divorced his ex-wife Lois and married his current spouse in 2005. Jenkins was studying criminology at university and enjoys walking along the south coast seafront.

Who killed Billie-Jo Jenkins documentary?

Documentary examining the unsolved case of 13-year-old Billie-Jo Jenkins, who was murdered on the patio of her seaside home in 1997. Sion Jenkins, Billie-Jo’s foster dad, was initially convicted of the murder but was acquitted on appeal.

Is Siôn Jenkins in jail?

Sion Jenkins, now 63, spent six years in jail before his life sentence was quashed on appeal. He was formally acquitted in 2006 following two inconclusive retrials.

Who murdered Billie Jenkins?

After spending six years in jail for the brutal murder of Billie-Jo, Sion Jenkins was acquitted on 9 February 2006. He was denied compensation on the grounds that there is no evidence to prove his innocence. Following his acquittal, Sion’s ex-wife Lois alleged he had been violent to her and their four daughters.

How was Billie-Jo Jenkins killed?

She had been battered over the head with an iron tent peg five times whilst painting the patio doors. The tent peg had been left out on the patio earlier in the day by one of the other children in the family. Billie-Jo died within minutes of the assault.

Is Siôn Jenkins still married?

Mr Jenkins will be celebrating tonight with his second wife, Christina Ferneyhough, 55, a millionaire divorcee who married him a year ago after writing to him in prison.

Why was Billie-Jo Jenkins in care?

Billie-Jo Jenkins was originally brought up in East London. Her father was imprisoned and her mother was unable to cope on her own, so Jenkins was placed in foster care from the age of nine with Siôn and Lois Jenkins, who coincidentally had the same surname as her. The couple already had four daughters of their own.

Who killed Billy?

Sheriff Pat Garrett
Sheriff Pat Garrett shoots Henry McCarty, popularly known as Billy the Kid, to death at the Maxwell Ranch in New Mexico. Garrett, who had been tracking the Kid for three months after the gunslinger had escaped from prison only days before his scheduled execution, got a tip that Billy was holed up with friends.

Who did murder Billie-Jo Jenkins?

What happened in the police inquiry and the trials? Siôn Jenkins told police he found Billie-Jo in a pool of blood on the patio when he returned from a shopping trip with two of his other daughters. He was arrested on suspicion of murder on 24 February and charged with murder on 14 March.

Why was Billie Joe in foster care?

What happened to Billie-Jo Jenkins?

Twenty-five years after her tragic death, the case of Billie-Jo Jenkins remains unsolved – and, on Thursday, Channel 5 aired a new documentary seeking to explore the case further.

How old was Billie-Jo when she was in foster care?

Billie-Jo who, aged nine, had been placed in foster care with Sion and Lois Jenkins after her biological father was imprisoned and her mother was unable to cope on her own, flourished with Holly’s friendship.

How has the Jenkins case changed the lives of those involved?

Indeed, the lives of those involved have changed almost beyond recognition. After Mr Jenkins’s arrest, his wife Lois, a senior social worker, claimed that he had been violent towards her and their four daughters:Annie, Lottie, Esther and Maya.

What is’impact spatter’in Billie-Jo Jenkins murder case?

Prosecutors claimed these were consistent with “impact spatter”, but Jenkins’ defence team argued they came from a fine spray on Billie-Jo’s breath after he discovered her dying.