Our Georgia: The devastating murder of my daughter by a killer who should have been stopped
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Georgia Williams was killed on May 26, 2103, after she was lured to the home of college pal Jamie Reynolds. She thought she was helping him with a photoshoot, instead, the scenario was horrifyingly real.
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On May 26, evil took Georgia away from her family, people she inspired and the numerous others that have told us stories on inspiration. It also details their fight for answers from West Mercia Police, the force Georgia's dad Steve served in as a murder squad detective.
Sadly, it turns out to be a very sad story that could have been avoided as Lynn exposes a system with so many failures, into not only the police taking their eye of Renolds when he was younger and committed his first crime, but also the miss communication between psychiatrists and psychologists that warned agencies including the police that this young man was very dangerous. We miss the sound of her slightly out of tune voice coming from her bedroom and the sunshine she bought into our lives." Our Georgia is a personal account of Lynnette Williams' fight for justice after her daughter, Georgia Williams, was brutally murdered by a man with a long history of violence and abuse towards women. Williams takes readers on a journey through her grief and frustration as she navigates the criminal justice system, discovering loopholes and broken policies that allowed the killer to remain free and continue to harm others. The book is a true testament to Williams' strength and resilience as she transforms her pain into a fight for change, tirelessly advocating for improving domestic violence laws and better police training. Georgia was born in 1995 - the same year my oldest child was born. I cannot help but think of the milestones her parents and older sister have been deprived of when a disgusting POS (Piece of Shit) murderer cut her life tragically, and horrifically short.
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Steve and Lynnette fought for two inquiries which uncovered a litany of failures by police, social services and mental health teams. “We were promised lessons had been learned, and action would be taken to prevent the same mistakes happening again,” says Lynnette. Callous Reynolds strangled the A-level student, took photos as he abused her body and then dumped her naked corpse in the woodland, reports the mirror. Read More Related Articles Exclusive: Parents of Georgia Williams, 17, lured to death by snuff movie obsessed pal feel betrayed
Reynolds – then 23 and one of Georgia’s wide circle of friends – lived a short walk away. He had begged her for help realising his dream of becoming a photographer, but the ruse was part of a murder that had been years in the making. The Georgia Williams Trust, which funds sports, music and outdoor adventures for young people, is still going strong.