Real Crime with Mark Austin TV - Who Killed Billie-Jo? TV -
Not everyone breaks down in front of the cameras. Sion Jenkins, flanked by his wife, was the model of calm control as he appealed for help after his foster daughter Billie-Jo was found murdered. 13-year-old Billie-Jo had been bludgeoned to death as she painted the patio doors of the family home in East Sussex. Real Crime [with Mark Austin] s2e3: Crocodile Tears, ITV 2002
Police in Sussex say the 13-year-old girl who was murdered in Hastings yesterday had been attacked with a metal tent spike. Who Killed Billie-Jo? ***** BBC News, Channel 5 2022
Annie and Charlotte waited for their father outside the house. Sion came outside and took the girls to get the white spirit. Billie-Jo was left to paint the patio doors. ibid. captions
Part of a black bin liner was in one of Billie’s nostrils. ibid. rozzer
Police also received further reports about the man with a scar on his face who became known as ‘Mr B’. ibid. caption
Over the next three days, Sion Jenkins continued to give his witness statement. ibid.
Having found inconsistencies on Sion’s CV, the police looked more thoroughly at his movements on the day of the murder. ibid.
Results from the tests on the clothing were relayed to the investigation team. ibid.
Minute specks of blood on the clothing of Sion Jenkins. ibid.
Jeremy Paine and Kevin Moore reflect on how they interpreted Sion’s actions at the time. ibid.
She [wife Lois] recounted occasions when he hit her so hard that he perforated her eardrum. She accounted to me an occasion where he strangled her. ibid.
The prosecution set out to prove Sion Jenkins had an opportunity to commit the murder. ibid.
The circuitous route Sion Jenkins took to the DIY store [White spirit] became key to the prosecution case. ibid.
What Lois said her children had told me became a major point of contention in the case. ibid.
The conviction was quashed. After six years I was officially restored to a state of innocence. ibid. Sion
With the jury unable to reach a verdict, Sion Jenkins now faced going on trial for murder for a third time. ibid.
The jury at the trial of Sion Jenkins who is accused of killing his 13-year-old foster daughter Bill Jo has been discharged. ibid. BBC news
Mr B [plastic fetishist] was found when he was arrested by police to have bits of plastic all over, in his underpants, all over the place. ibid. evidence dude
Cambridge: Prior to the second trial the prosecution commissioned tests that revealed minute ‘white inclusions’ within some of the bloodspots. ibid.
I was sent eight blood spots from Sion Jenkins’ clothing … We found very clear examples of fragments of skin and connective tissue. Almost impossible to mistake it. Very unique in biology … Tiny fragments of metal which you’d expect from mild steel and others were very rich in chromium which you might expect to find from the green paint associated with the tent peg. ibid. Dr Jeremy Skepper, advanced imaging centre