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Soham charges in full
Maxine Carr and Ian Huntley
Ms Carr and Mr Huntley have both denied the charges
Here are the charges against Ian Kevin Huntley and Maxine Ann Carr in full.

First count (Huntley): Murder

Ian Kevin Huntley on a day between the third day of August 2002 and the 18th day of August 2002 murdered Jessica Aimee Chapman.

Second count (Huntley): Murder

Ian Kevin Huntley on a day between the third day of August 2002 and the 18th day of August 2002 murdered Holly Marie Wells.

Third count (Carr): Assisting offender contrary to Section 4 (1) of the Criminal Law Act 1967

Ian Kevin Huntley having committed an arrestable offence, namely the murder of Jessica Aimee Chapman, Maxine Ann Carr between the third day of August 2002 and the 18th day of August 2002, knowing or believing that the said Ian Kevin Huntley had committed the said offence or some other arrestable offence, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse provided false accounts of her own whereabouts and the activities and whereabouts of the said Ian Kevin Huntley on the fourth day of August 2002 and the fifth day of August 2002 for the said Ian Kevin Huntley, with intent to impede the apprehension or prosecution of the said Ian Kevin Huntley.

Fourth count (Carr): Assisting offender contrary to Section 4 (1) of the Criminal Law Act 1967

Ian Kevin Huntley having committed an arrestable offence, namely the murder of Holly Marie Wells, Maxine Ann Carr between the third day of August 2002 and the 18th day of August 2002, knowing or believing that the said Ian Kevin Huntley had committed the said offence or some other arrestable offence, without lawful authority or reasonable excuse provided false accounts of her own whereabouts and the activities and whereabouts of the said Ian Kevin Huntley on the fourth day of August 2002 and the fifth day of August 2002, with intent to impede the apprehension or prosecution of the said Ian Kevin Huntley.

Fifth count (Huntley/Carr): Conspiracy to do acts tending and intended to pervert the course of public justice, contrary to Section 1 (1) of the Criminal Law Act 1977

Ian Kevin Huntley and Maxine Ann Carr on diverse days between the third day of August 2002 and the 18th day of August 2002, with intent to pervert the course of public justice, conspired together to do a series of acts which had a tendency to pervert the course of public justice in that they agreed that they would falsely maintain to the police and/or to other persons that the said Maxine Ann Carr was in Soham in Cambridgeshire on the fourth day of August 2002 and on the fifth day of August 2002 and therefore able to corroborate the account of the said Ian Kevin Huntley as to his activities during the said two days.

Mr Huntley has already pleaded guilty to the charge of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.


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