Heather Ann WestHeather West

Heather was born October 17, 1970 in England. Heather was the daughter of the serial killers Fred and Rosemary west. She grew up with her two sisters, a brother, and her sadistic parents. Her parents would rape and murder young girls and woman and sometimes make their children watch. Heather’s sister Charmaine West was also a victim of the couple.  The couple had another daughter names Anne Marie. Anne Marie moved out of the house and that’s when the couple started to focus more on Heather. They would perform horrific sexual bondage, rape and beatings before killing their victims. After killing Heather in June of 1987,the couple buried her under the family’s patio that Fred had built over her body. The couple would cut the fingers, toes, and sometimes the kneecaps off of their victims before burying them. Fred West claimed he had not meant to kill her but that was smirking and sneering at him. He said he, “had to take the smirk off her face”. The day after Rosemary told a neighbor that Heather and herself had “Hell of a row”. It is believed that Rosemary had initiated the death of Heather. When the other children asked about their sister they were first told that she left for a job in Devon. They later changed their story to say that she ran off with a lesbian lover.  The couple would threaten the children if they misbehaved and did not do as they told, by telling them that they would “end up under the patio like Heather”. Heather’s body was found in 1994, after an investigation was conducted for accusations of sexual behaviors with minors.  Heather’s body was among at least 9 other remains found during the entire investigation.

On January 1, 1995, Fred West hung himself while in his cell in Winson Green Prison, in Buringham, England.

Rosemary West in serving a life sentence with out the possibility of parole after being found guilty on 10 counts of murder.

 

 

Find more information on the Fred and Rosemary West killings at:

DORE1.COM

http://flickriver.com/photos/brizzlebornandbred/4804504774/

http://cmm.lefora.com/2009/07/12/victims-survivors-of-25-west-cromwell-street/

http://www.weirdisland.co.uk/people/murders/charmaine-west.html

http://cmm.lefora.com/2009/07/12/victims-survivors-of-25-west-cromwell-street/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fred_West#References

http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/serial_killers/weird/west/index_1.html

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