QUY, MITCHELL: Real Crime with Mark Austin TV - Lynsey Wilson - Mitchell Quy - BBC online - Faking It: Tears of a Crime TV -
15,743. In February 1999 mother of two Lynsey Wilson went missing without trace. Her husband Mitchell Quy was the prime suspect in a murder hunt without a body. But like no murder suspect before, Mitchell Quy went to extraordinary lengths to use the media to stay out of jail. For eighteen months he taunted the police in a teasing war of words. All they had was a suspect addicted to publicity. Real Crime with Mark Austin: The Cat and Mouse Killer, 2010
15,744. The setting is Southport, a quiet Victorian resort on the coast of Merseyside. ibid.
15,745. A prime suspect who broke all the rules ... Never before has a killer been observed so intimately as he spun the web of lies he hoped might just keep him from a long jail sentence. ibid.
15,746. They were married in August 1995. ibid.
15,747. She was making a new life for herself and her children ... By the autumn he had talked his way back in. It was a terrible mistake as Lynsey soon realised. ibid.
15,748. The nightmare began: the last confirmed sighting had been by her mother on the 13th of December, fifty-four days beforehand. ibid.
15,749. If police couldn’t prove that she did exist then the only conclusion was that Lynsey must be dead. Despite their efforts the more their efforts failed to find Lynsey the more confident became Quy’s media campaign. ibid.
15,750. Charged with murder despite no body or forensic evidence, Mitchell Quy was stunned. ibid.
15,751. Alone in his police cell facing the reality of the situation it seemed that Mitchell Quy cracked ... The horrific truth was revealed. ibid.
15,752. Not all of Lynsey’s body was recovered. ibid.
15,753. Please help me. Get me out of her. Lynsey, note handed to Sister
15,754. This book is for my kids. To let them know how hard my life is ... I hope you never have to go through anything that I had to go through. Lynsey, diary entry
15,755. I’m not a psychopath. Do I look like a psychopath? Mitchell Quy
15,756. She had an abortion. I left. I don’t know, I hated her for it. I suppose the way I saw it at the time I suppose is that to take on a child that isn’t mine and then you kill one of my kids. I mean, I don’t know, it sickened me. Really did. Absolutely sickened me. I had no control over her. (Murder: Quy & Abortion) Mitchell Quy
15,757. I just completely lost the plot. Completely lost the plot. I went absolutely berserk. Mitchell Quy
15,758. I’ve been publicly branded. I might as well have murderer across the forehead. Mitchell Quy
15,759. A former casino croupier who made television appeals for his ‘missing’ wife to get in touch has admitted killing her before dumping her dismembered body on waste ground.
Mitchell Quy, 25, was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing his 21-year-old wife Lynsey at their home in Southport, Merseyside.
Lynsey, who had two children, was missing for 18 months before police discovered her torso near a roller-coaster at the seaside resort last June. BBC online article 16th January 2001
100,909. They cried. They lied. And they believe they can get away with it. Criminals who tried to play victims. (Murder: Quy & Tears & Lies) Faking It: Tears of a Crime s1e1
100,911. Lynsey Quy, 22 years old and mother of two children … She’d marriage Mitchell Quy in 1995 while pregnant with another man’s baby but she’d suffered violence and abuse from day one. ibid.
100,912. The man who had for so long maintained his innocence decided to confess all. ibid.