Police are using a TV advert van to help search for a convicted child killer who absconded from prison. West Mercia Police
Police continue to hunt for a convicted child killer who has absconded from prison while serving two life sentences for kidnap
Killer David McGreavy, who brutally murdered three small children left in his care, impaling their bodies on a fence outside
In contrast to this picture for 'extra-familial' killers, previous research confirms the majority of assailants in child murder, particularly those below 5, are in fact the victim's parents. Most are mothers, often suffering mental illnesses such as forms of post-natal psychosis, whilst all the natural fathers who killed their children, then committed suicide.