When questioned on the matter, Kelly reportedly confessed to many more murders, much to the shock of the police. Kelly was convicted of murder and manslaughter and was sentenced to life in prison. He died behind bars in In it, Platt asserts that not only did Kelly admit to killing upwards of 30 people, but Scotland Yard worked to cover up his crimes of pushing people onto the tracks of the London Underground in hopes of preventing "public hysteria. Read more: Did Mary Queen of Scots kill her husband?
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Following publication, seven more people came forward alleging murder against him. Amid the media circus that erupted as a result of my book, the press claimed that I accused the Metropolitan Police of a cover up but that is not quite correct. As a result, they had instructed the Metropolitan Police not to discuss the case with the press or answer questions on it.
This was complicated by the fact that although the BTP had been formed in , it had not been authorized to investigate murders until Between and , any murders had been investigated by the police force local to where the crime had taken place or where the body was found.
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Thus, between and all the initial enquiries had been conducted by the Metropolitan Police, as had the investigation in He invited me to act as a consultant to the enquiry and so the story of the London Underground serial killer was reborn. All the facts in this chapter were supplied to me by Kelly following his arrest in Clapham in Kieran had an older brother Martin date of birth unknown and was followed by a sister, Mary Elizabeth Kelly born on 6 August and a younger brother Michael John Kelly born on 15 June It lies around 20 miles south west of Portlaoise in the Irish Midlands, at the intersection of two roads, the R from Abbeyleix to Templemore and the R from Borris-in-Ossory to Johnstown.
Both these organizations had arranged for him to be educated in the requirements of membership and the one thing they had in common was a hatred of homosexuality. Due to his youth, Kelly was unsure exactly what homosexuality was and had to wait many years to find out and understand why it was so unpopular.
Religion has always been important in Ireland.
follow The population is divided between Roman Catholics and Protestants and for the last century this has caused considerable political and cultural conflict and not a little violence. A Catholic church was constructed on Main Street in the s and this served the area for the next years before it was replaced by a shrine and a car park. The larger, modern Church of the Holy Trinity was built on the west side of the town in the late s.
In a community that has only recently exceeded a population of 1,, there is only really space for one large employer. Since then, Dunnes Department Store, which was founded in , has been the largest employer and has made Rathdowney something of a centre for several outlying villages. It is not known if any members of the Kelly family worked for these companies, although Martin Senior definitely did not.
By the time the Kelly family left Rathdowney for Dublin in tensions in Ireland had started to calm down.
The Irish Civil War had ended, self-rule had been established, the famines appeared to be over and the criminal gangs that had been troubling the north of the city were being subdued. Despite this, Ireland was victim to a number of bombing raids with a total of nine bombs landing on its capital city.
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Kelly was years-old when he arrived in Dublin. The reason for the move is unclear and in our discussions he was unable to shed any light on it. However, it was probably related to the education and employment opportunities that the city had to offer. Not that the streets were paved with gold. The Kellys actually belonged to another parish but when they had first arrived, they had lived for a short while in another flat.