Child killer unbelievably turned in to the cops by his own mother - Kids Who Kill: Evil Up Close

Alesha MacPhail

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The true tragic story 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 took neighbour Alesha and carried her to a nearby wood, where he ended her life. 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. Kids Who Kill: Evil Up Close investigates the stories of some of the UK's most prominent child criminals and their shocking cases. The five-part series features the cases of: Aaron Campbell, Kim Edwards and Lucas Markham, Stephen Hough, Mathew Hardman, and Alyssa Bustamante.