to explain the child's mixed ancestry, Rena and Fred claimed that she had suffered a miscarriage and that Charmaine was adopted.Shortly thereafter, the couple relocated to Savoy Street, in the Bridgeton district of Glasgow.and all six did seasonal work: the three girls picking hops and strawberries, the three boys harvesting wheat and hunting rabbits.
He was also prone to violent mood swings, and although both Rena and Mc Neill typically bore the brunt of his fury, Fred is also known to have physically attacked his stepdaughter on more than one occasion.He is also reported to have begun sexually abusing Charmaine, To escape Fred's domestic abuse and increasingly sadistic sexual demands, Rena phoned Mc Lachlan, begging him to rescue her, Mc Neill and her children." his mother banished him from the household, and he moved into the Much Marcle house of his aunt Violet.However, by mid-1962 he had reconciled with his parents, although his relationship with most of his family remained fraught.Together, Mc Lachlan, Rena, and Mc Neill devised a plan whereby he and Isa's boyfriend, John Trotter, as not only did he arrive at the pre-scheduled arrival time, but Mc Fall was "oddly calm" as she informed Mc Neill she intended to remain with Fred to work as the children's nanny.
An altercation ensued between Fred and Mc Lachlan, resulting in Fred being struck several times.Fred claimed he was introduced to sex by his mother at 12, to have engaged in acts of bestiality with animals in his early teens, and that his belief in incest being normal stemmed from his father's incest with Fred's sisters.By 1957, Fred and his brother John would socialise at a youth club in nearby Ledbury, though his distinct and guttural Herefordshire accent marked him as a "country bumpkin".In 1946, the family moved to Moorcourt Cottage at Moorcourt Farm, where Fred's father worked as a milking herdsman and harvest hand.The cottage had no electricity and the sole source of heat came from a log fireplace.– 1 January 1995) was an English serial killer who committed at least 12 murders between 19 in Gloucestershire, the majority with his second wife, Rosemary West. At least eight of the murders involved the Wests' sexual gratification and included rape, bondage, torture and mutilation; the victims' dismembered bodies were typically buried in the cellar or garden of the Wests' Cromwell Street home in Gloucester, which became known as "the House of Horrors".