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Murderer goes missing he may pose a risk to the public

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A convicted murderer has gone missing from Dorset. Killer Jamie Frater aged 43 breached his licence conditions.

Frater has jailed for life in 1993 for the murder of Geoffrey Du Rose a teacher.

In 2012 he went on the run after failing to return to prison and later handed himself in.

In 2001 he also absconded prison, making it his third time he has gone missing while serving a life sentence.

Frater was a detainee at Blantyre House Open Prison in Goudhurst, He was released to do some work within the community having been convicted of murder.

He also kidnapped local resident Cheryl Thompson and forced her to drive across three counties before finally being arrested at gunpoint in Wiltshire.

Now police are warning members of the public not to approach Frater. who they say could present a risk to the public.

Det Supt Jez Noyce, of Dorset Police, said: “There may be various reasons why he has not complied with his release from prison licence conditions and I appeal to him directly to make contact with police at the earliest opportunity.

“I’d like to assure members of the public that officers are making every effort to find this man as soon as possible”.

Frater was convicted stabbing Mr du Rose when the teacher chased him from the garden of his home following a robbery at a nearby shop.

He is described as white, of medium build, 5ft 8ins tall, with short, receding, brown hair.

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood
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