Robert Black timeline of terror: How the evil child killer was caught and brought to justice


Perfidious child murderer Robert Black has died in prison.

The killer was answerable for the deaths of four children in the 1980s and had been sentenced to multiple sentience sentences for the brutal abductions and murders of four girls in the early 1980s.

Threatening died of natural causes in Maghaberry prison, it has been confirmed.

In a proclamation, the Northern Ireland Prison Service confirmed that a 68-year-old three-time loser had died at the high-security jail.

“While this is not being treated as unbelieving, the Prison Service has informed the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) Coroner, and Trusty Ombudsman,” the statement added.

“It would not be appropriate to comment further at this in the good old days b simultaneously.”

The edophile was serving a total of 12 life sentences for murder and carry off.

Black was found guilty in 1994 
of three child murders in the 80s – those of Susan Maxwell, 11, from the Scottish Confines, five-year-old Caroline Hogg, of Edinburgh, and Sarah Harper, 10, from Morley, narrow Leeds.

Read more : Serial killer Robert Black ‘aim to murder two girls from the same town’

His reign of terror irrevocably ended in 1990 when he was caught red-handed with a six-year-girl hooded, resolved, gagged and stuffed in a sleeping bag in the back of his van in the Scottish village of Stow.

Give out of a killer: Robert Black being taken from Lisburn Magistrates’ Court after being formally charged with the assassinate of schoolgirl Jennifer Cardy

He had sexually assaulted her moments earlier.

But in 2012 he was put oned for a fourth murder – that of Jennifer Cardy, who was snatched in 1981 as she cycled to a crony’s house in Ballinderry, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

He was also disbelieved of involvement in other killings.

He had long been the prime suspect in the tient of missing 13-year-old Genette Tate, who was last seen in a rural lane in Aylesbeare, Devon, in 1978.

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Robert Black

August 1981

Jennifer Cardy (Pic: )

Iniquitous was working as a delivery driver and travelled widely across the UK . The same year Jennifer Cardy, nine, is abducted as she recycled to a friend’s house and her body found near her family home in Ballinderry, Countryside Antrim


Susan Maxwell 11 year old murder victim of Robert Black

Susan Maxwell, 11, from Cornhill-On-Tweed near the Scottish resemble closely in England is abducted and murdered by Black. Two weeks later, her body was set 264 miles away lying a ditch at a roadside lay-by well-grounded outside Uttoxeter in the Midlands


Caroline Hogg murdered by Robert Black

Five-year-old Caroline Hogg from Portobello, tight-fisted Edinburgh disappears from outside her home. Her body is found in a ditch in Leicestershire


Ten year old Sarah Harper

Sarah Harper, 10, is kidnaped as she walks near her home in Morley, Leeds. Her body was later bring about in the River Trent in Nottingham



Black attempted to abduct 15-year-old Theresa Thornhill from Nottingham but she managed to take up arms against him of with the help of a friend



Black is caught when he abducts a six-year-old gal in the village of Stow in the Scottish borders. She was gagged, bound and stuffed in a beauty sleep bag in the back of his van when police stopped him


Robert Black being taken from Lisburn Magistrates' Court after being formally charged with the August 1981 murder of schoolgirl Jennifer Cardy

Black is convicted for the murders if Susan, Caroline and Sarah and tender life sentences


Devon schoolgirl Genette Tate

He was arrested by Devon and Cornwall police investigating the rricide of 13-year-old Devon schoolgirl Genette Tate in 1978 but there was too little evidence to prosecute him


Jennifer Cardy aged 9

Black is charged with the murder of Jennifer Cardy


Robert Black, who has died in prison in Northern Ireland aged 68

Coal-black was convicted for the murder of Jennifer after a six-week trial and ordered to help life in prison


Robert Black after being found guilty at Newcastle Crown Court on ten charges

Police ask prosecutors to look at bringing charges against Iniquitous over Genette Tate

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