Mark Martin (murderer)


Mark Martin (murderer)

Mark Martin
Also known as: The Sneinton Strangler
Born: 1981 (age 27–28)
Sneinton, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Killings
Number of victims: 3
Span of killings: 2004–2005
Country: United Kingdom

Mark Martin (born 1981) is a British serial killer.

Murders

He killed three prostitutes in Nottingham between December 2004 and January 2005, declaring his ambition to become “Nottingham’s first serial killer”. He soon became nicknamed “The Sneinton Strangler”.

His victims were Zoe Pennick (aged 26), Ellen Frith (aged 25) and Katie Baxter (aged 18).

Martin was subsequently sentenced to life imprisonment and on 23 February 2008. The Times reported that he was one of around 50 prisoners to have been issued with whole life tariffs and were unlikely ever to be released.[1]

He had two accomplices in his murders. John Ashley (born 1972) was found guilty of taking part in two of the murders and received life imprisonment with a recommended minimum of 25 years, while Dean Carr (born 1976) was found guilty of taking part in the murder of Ellen Frith and received life imprisonment with a recommended minimum of 14 years.[2]

References

Persondata
NAME Martin, Mark
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION British serial killer
DATE OF BIRTH 1981
PLACE OF BIRTH Sneinton, Nottingham, United Kingdom
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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