Killer Huntley's house to be demolished

THE house where Soham schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were murdered looks set to be demolished next month.Only the shell of the house, which is currently fenced off and screened with trees, remains following an extensive search by forensic officers as part of the police investigation into the deaths of the girls.

THE house where Soham schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were murdered looks set to be demolished next month.

Only the shell of the house, which is currently fenced off and screened with trees, remains following an extensive search by forensic officers as part of the police investigation into the deaths of the girls.

An application for permission to demolish what is left of 5 College Close has recently been submitted to East Cambridgeshire District Council by the owners of the house, Cambridgeshire County Council.

A second building at the school, known as the Hangar, where the burned Manchester United tops worn by Holly and Jessica were found, will also be demolished.


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Ian Huntley lived in the house with his former girlfriend Maxine Carr, herself jailed for perverting the course of justice.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire County Council, said: "We have to put in this application to the district council to demolish the properties. We still do not have a date for when the work will start but as long as there are no problems with the application we hope to be on site during the Easter holidays."

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No plans have been made about the future of the site.

Huntley, the college caretaker, was jailed for life for the girls' murders.

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