Bulger killer gets parole

One of James Bulger's killers, Jon Venables, is to be released from prison.

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James's mother disturbed by timing of annoucement

I am disturbed that they have handed us this information on the dot of five-o'clock in the afternoon.

I got a call from the Probation Service, but they only told me that the parole has been approved and that preparations are being made for his release.

I have not been told what conditions they are going to impose and even whether he will still be banned from entering the county of Merseyside.

– Denise Fergus, James Bulger's mother

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