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An investigation is underway after reports one of James Bulger's killers may have been identified on Twitter.
It is claimed the image could possibly show a recent photo of Jon Venables, who was jailed along with Robert Thompson for murdering the toddler 20 years ago.
There is a worldwide ban on identifying them.
A picture claiming to show the new identity of one of the killers of toddler James Bulger has been posted on Twitter, prompting an investigation by the Attorney General.
The image purports to show Jon Venables, who was jailed for life but released on licence with a new identity in 2001.
Venables, 30, had his parole revoked in 2010 and was jailed for two years after admitting downloading and distributing indecent images of children.
There is a worldwide injunction on revealing the new identities of James Bulger's killers.