Chilling moment Ian Huntley gave interview after murdering Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman
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The Soham murders shocked the nation in 2002 after the bodies of two schoolgirls, Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were found in a ditch in Suffolk following a 13-day search.
During the search, school caretaker Ian Huntley appeared on live TV as he was the last person to see them.
In a chilling interview with veteran news reporter Jeremy Thompson, Huntley had us all fooled as he plead for anyone with information to come forward. Watch below:
Huntley was given two life sentences for the double murder in December 2003, with the judge stating that he must spend at least 40 years inside.
His girlfriend Maxine Carr, a teaching assistant, received a three-and-a-half year sentence, for conspiring to pervert the course of justice by providing a false alibi for her boyfriend.
However, not long after the girls went missing, Huntley appeared on the news as he was quizzed by Thompson, who said: "How do we know they were here at 6:15am, well we have an eyewitness.
"Ian Huntley he is a familiar figure."
"Evening Ian, you're the school caretaker the girls Jessica and Holly would know you and they saw you on the front doorstep, what went on?" he asked.
"I don't know the girls," Huntley replied.
"They just came across and asked how Miss Carr (girlfriend Maxine Carr) was, because she used to teach them at St. Andrews.
"They then walked off in the direction of the library. I didn't see anything untoward."
Commenting on the creepy clip, one viewer wrote: "It was such a shock that he was the killer. A highly respected member of the community. You can never trust anybody."
"Funny thing is I remember watching this on the news and I believed him," a third penned.
This comes after Netflix viewers were left shocked after watching newly uploaded Channel 5 drama series Maxine, which examines the crimes of Huntley and Carr.
One person wrote: “Dunno how I feel about a TV drama being made about Maxine Carr (gf of Ian Huntley - murderer of Holly & Jessica) like does her story really need to be told?
“Holly and Jessica’s family is still around and although she didn’t know what he did when he did it, she helped after.”
“She got a new identity by the police so also she’s out there somewhere knowing there’s a Netflix show about her life, very weird.”
Another comment read: “A little eerie knowing the real Maxine Carr is out there under a new identity and having to watch the Netflix series on her life.”
You can watch the three-part series on Netflix now.
It stars Jemma Carlton as Carr and Scott Reid as Huntley.