Jon Venables and Robert Thompson were responsible for the murder of a 2-year-old boy, James Patrick Bulger, in 1993. There is a rumour about his murder in prison. Read the article below to find out where is he now.
Britain was in shock when the murderer of two-year-old James Bulger, identified to be two boys, aged 10.
Jon Venables and Robert Thompson kidnap, torture, and murder the toddler whose body was found later on railway tracks.
They were sent to young offenders institute where they remained till the age of 18 and were released n 2001.
Jon was born on August 13 1982,
In 2001, he was given a new identity after his release in 2001; however, his identity did get compromised twice.
In 2010, he again landed in jail after police confiscated child abuse images from him and re-released them in 2013.
Has Jon Venables Been Murdered In Prison?
The rumours regarding Jon Venable’s murdered in prison are not valid. There isn’t any news or article that have confirmed the news of his death.
However, in 2018 one of the inmates in prison attacked him and poured boiling water and sugar over his face.
Jon revealed his identity and boasted that killing a child is easy, prompting the attack.
He was 35 years old when the incident took place. Venables, given a new identity after his release from the young offender’s institute, was found with a child abuse image in 2010 and was arrested again.
Similarly, Jon’s action didn’t stop there as he was released in 2013.
Later, again in 2017, he went to prison for the child abuse images.
Recently, the Ministry of Justice has not confirmed the rumours of his murder in prison.
Where is Jon Venables Now In 2021?
Jon Venables is currently in prison after his arrest in 2017 for possession of child abuse images.
Jon and Robert Thompson were responsible for the murder of 2-year old James Bulger in 1993.
Before torturing the toddler and killing him, they abducted James from a shopping centre in Bootle, Merseyside.
He was sent to a young offender’s institution and was released in 2001.
Currently, he is serving a 40 months sentence since 2017; however, his parole was rejected on September 29, 2020
The latest rumours regarding him being murder are circulating on the internet, as confirmed by the Ministry of Justice.
His prison name and a new identity is a secret to protect him from any future attacks.