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Faces of Evil: Britain's longest-serving prisoners

Mirrorpix Logo By Mirrorpix of Mirrorpix | Slide 1 of 15: John Childs was convicted of the murder of six men in contract killings committed between 1974 and 1978. One of his victims was the ten-year-old boy of his target. He was jailed in December 1979, with the murders caused by shooting and stabbing. His appeal against his 'whole life' sentence was rejected in 2016.

JOHN CHILDS WAS JAILED IN 1979

John Childs was convicted of the murder of six men in contract killings committed between 1974 and 1978. One of his victims was the ten-year-old boy of his target. He was jailed in December 1979, with the murders caused by shooting and stabbing. His appeal against his 'whole life' sentence was rejected in 2016.
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