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Rose West does not want to die in prison and hopes she’ll be released

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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Rose West who was sentenced to life in prison for murdering 10 girls and women is appealing her sentenced.

On the grounds that she does not wish to die in Prison in 2019 she will launch a legal appeal to be released.

West who is now aged 65 was sentenced to life in 1995 and is currently being held at Low Newton prison in County Durham about her plans to launch an appeal in the new year.

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The Daily Star Sunday released the news after a source told them “West is convinced that she has become a political prisoner and that no Home Secretary will dare overturn her whole-life tariff because it would be too politically damaging.

“Nevertheless, she is determined to try. She has now served 23 years in prison. She maintains that even if she was guilty, she has served her time.

“She told one fellow con, ‘I’m not going to be the next Myra Hindley – I’m not going to die in prison’.”

West, one of Britain’s most notorious female serial killers, was convicted and jailed in 1995 for the ‘depraved’ murders of her 10 victims.

The killings mostly occurred at 25 Cromwell Street in Gloucester, the terrace house she shared with her serial killer husband.

Fred West – who killed at least 12 women including own daughter Heather – took his own life in prison before he could face a jury.

In 2008, his wife Rose was moved from Bronzefield prison in Ashford, Surrey, to top-security Low Newton.

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