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Wanstead Park murderer due for sentencing over rape

PUBLISHED: 07:00 18 July 2016

Jason Dockrill, right, who was convicted in 2004 for the brutal murder of Finnish student Suvi Aronen, left, in Wanstead Park, has admitted a further rape following a cold case review. Photos: PA

Jason Dockrill, right, who was convicted in 2004 for the brutal murder of Finnish student Suvi Aronen, left, in Wanstead Park, has admitted a further rape following a cold case review. Photos: PA

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A 46-year-old man, serving life for brutally murdering a Finnish student in Wanstead in 2003, is to be sentenced today for a rape two years earlier.

Jason Dockrill, 46, evaded capture after he attacked a women in a London park between November 2 and 5 2001.

He was linked to the rape last year following a cold case review, and admitted the offence on May 23.

He is due at the Old Bailey to be sentenced today by Judge Timothy Pontius.

Dockrill had already been convicted of the brutal of Suvi Aronen in Wanstead Park, Warren Road, in March 2003.

He killed the 23-year-old as her distraught mother heard her pleas for help from 1,000 miles away over a mobile phone.

Dockrill left her body horrifically mutilated after a chance encounter with the student in an underpass during a series of attacks on women.


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