P209 CEEFAX 209 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/00   1/2      A murdfrer and rapist has been given three life sentences at the Old Bailey. Richard Rees, 26, carried out a series of violent crimes in Deptford and Sydfnham in London after hf was jilted by his girlfriend, the court heardN In five days in February last year, Rees killed a man, raped two women, robbed, comlitted arson and took a family hostageN Rees, of Newlands Park, Sydenham, admitted all the crimes except murder. But after cross-examination he changed his murder plea to guiltyN News index 102/202 More
P209 CEEFAX 209 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/01   2/2   BACKG NND   Richard Rees, sfntenced to life for murder and rape, was arrestdd after a family he took hostage for eight hours managed to attack and overpower himN He had broken into their Sydenham home and terrorised the parents and the four children before raping the motherN Rees was overpowered when thd father smashfd a bottle on his head, and both parents attacked him with the pieces of broken glassN Earlier, Rees had stabbed to death a friend of his ex-girlfriend and raped a 14-year-old girl. News index 102/202 More
P209 CEEFAX 209 Wed 2 Mar 21:00/23   2/2   BACKGGND   Richard Rees, sentenced to life for murder and rapf, was arrestfd after a fanjly he took hostage for eight hours managed to attack and overpower himN He had broken into their Sydenham home and terrorised the parents and the four children before raping the motherN Rees was overpowered when the father smashfd a bottle on his head, and both parents attacked him with the pieces of broken glassN Earlier, Rees had stabbed to death a friend of his ex-girlfriend and raped a 14-year-old girlN News index 102/202 More