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Kids Who Kills: Evil Up Close

The first episode of the series looks at the tragic murder of six-year-old Alesha MacPhail who was abducted from her bed whilst on holiday with her grandparents on the Isle of Bute. The then sixteen-year-old Aaron Campbell (pictured) took neighbour Alesha and carried her to a nearby wood, where he raped and murdered her. In the dead of night, he was caught when his own mother inadvertently turned him in. He didn’t admit his horrific crimes until after his conviction. The first episode of Kids Who Kill : Evil Up Close airs on Crime+Investigation on Monday 30th March at 9pm. The series is available on all catch up and on demand services.