The Bristol Ring

Paedophilia is easy 1: how police finally caught up with a network of child abusers

The Guardian, November 25 2000

A little way south of the centre of Bristol, there is a neat and peaceful patch of suburbia called Brislington. In amongst its red-brick rows of Victorian terraced homes, there is a street called Churchill Road - just an ordinary collection of two-storey houses with patches of grass out back and a couple of For Sale signs in the front. The door to number 49 is painted cream.

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Paedophilia is easy 2: how a paedophile murder inquiry fell apart

The Guardian, November 27 2000

A year after Bristol police finally started to unravel the ring of paedophiles who had been abusing children in the city for up to twenty years, they came across an informant who opened up a new and alarming line of inquiry.

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