Mitja, a 9 year old German boy, disappeared on the first day he was allowed by his mother to come home from school alone. His body was found a couple of days later. He had been raped and strangled. This CCTV picture shows Mitja sitting next to a know paedophile in a tram on his journey home. They are both smiling and speaking to each other. The paedophile has gone missing and everything points to the conclusion that he was Mitja's murderer. If this is not enough to send shivers down the spine of any parent I don't know what is.
Yesterday, a little 8 year old Portuguese girl arrived in the UK to join her father, a Portuguese man who was starting a new life in Ipswich. She was probably thrilled by the prospects of a new house, new friends, new place. It was late when her plane landed in Luton. At 1 a.m. the car where she and her father were travelling after leaving the airport collided with a deer which suddenly ran into the motorway. Both father and daughter died instantly.