Digital copy of a Fax copy of a letter from Witness 121 [to his Probation Officer]. Fax copy sent from Detective Constable 2791 Keith Ward to Police Constable Dave Nurrish. [Some details redacted].

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March 20th 2008 - March 27th 2008

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Fax correspondence between Detective Constable Keith Ward and Police Constable Dave Nurrish. Refers to letter sent by Witness 121 to his Probation Officer outling abuse Witness 121 had suffered in Jersey. Notes Witness 121's current residence in prison, and his release date of 2008. Refers to Witness 121's intention to speak with the press upon his release. Extract from letter from Witness 121 to [his Probation Officer] Melanie. Details emotional and physical abuse by parents. Refers to files at the Probation Service, Social Services, and the Police. Mentions reports by psychiatrists. Accuses [staff] of covering up abuse. Refers to circumstances surrounding his admission to Haut de la Garenne at the age of 10 in 1966. Details physical and sexual abuse by his housparents, and sexual abuse by Haut de la Garenne Superintendent [Colin] Tilbrook. Recalls being placed in the punishment cellar, mentioning Baintree [Group]. Details sexual abuse of himself and other residents in the cellars under Haut de la Garenne by men who were not members of staff at Haut de la Garenne. Refers to being told as a child that no one would believe him if he reported the abuse due to his behaviour disorder. Describes suffering from flashbacks since the media reports into the investigation at Haut de la Garenne. Details his fear of the hostel he has been sent to, mentioning feeling as though he will be raped or beaten by someone else at the hostel.


Haut de la Garenne
Operation Rectangle
Social Services
Probation Service
States of Jersey
States of Jersey Police
Nurrish, Dave, Police Constable
Ward, Keith, Detective Constable


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