'ROT IN HELL' Evil killer who raped and murdered 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood dies in prison as dad welcomes ‘best news ever’
A MAN who raped and murdered a 15-year-old schoolgirl has died in prison – as her dad welcomed the “best news ever”.
Evil Stephen Beadman, 34, was serving a life term in Wakefield Prison for the brutal killing of Kayleigh Haywood.
Kayleigh, from Measham, Leicestershire, was killed after being groomed online and her body dumped in a hedgerow in November 2015.
The Prison Service today confirmed Beadman had died at HMP Wakefield and the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman had been notified.
A spokesperson said: “The Prison Service cannot confirm the cause of death, which is rightly a matter for the coroner.”
'BEST NEWS EVER'
Reacting to the news, Kayleigh’s father Martin Whitby wrote on Facebook: “Best news ever…
“The ******* that killed my daughter is dead. Hope the ******* rots in hell.”
Porn-obsessed psychopath Beadman was jailed for life in July 2016. He was also convicted at Nottingham Crown Court of falsely imprisoning her.
Kayleigh was lured to Beadman's neighbour Luke Harlow’s house on Friday 13 November 2015 after he bombarded her with messages online.
Over the course of 13 days they exchanged 2643 messages. Harlow told the teen she was beautiful, how much he cared for her and that she was special.
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BEER WE GO
Kayleigh attempted to run away in the early hours of November 15, but Beadman chased, raped and then beat her to death.
Harlow, 28, who called himself a professional serial killer on Twitter, pleaded guilty to grooming Kayleigh and sexually assaulting her at his flat and was sentenced to 12 years in prison.
In 2016, Leicestershire Police made a film about the last two weeks of Kayleigh's life – Kayleigh's Love Story.
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