Friday 15 December 2017

David Young: A killer of cold indifference

David Young

IN a trial that laid bare the most horrific facets of his murderous past, Robert Black never betrayed one flicker of emotion.

Arms often folded, sometimes yawning, occasionally raising his eyes to the ceiling, the killer was an unwavering picture of cold indifference.

For a man who denied murdering Northern Irish schoolgirl Jennifer Cardy, as he had when accused of killing his three other victims, there was not even the attempt to conjure the faux visage of an innocent man.

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