His current new identity came under threat in February 2018 after James Bulger's dad Ralph launched High Court proceedings against the order that allows him to live anonymously. Supplied Source: Under current legislation, child suspects are granted automatic anonymity in the youth courts and are routinely granted the same if they appear at crown court aside from exceptional circumstances.
The documentary The Bulger Killers: At least two images purporting to be recent snaps of Jon Venables, now 35, were leaked to Twitter along with his new name and the prison in which he is currently incarcerated.
Pollution Toxic air hits UK - with 1,845 places so polluted the air can kill you. Venables' new identity has been changed twice after he told friends he was a convicted murderer. Sign in. A relation of Robert Thompson is believed to have shared a picture of a boy lying on railway lines with his eyes closed, clutching a stuffed toy.
The father of James Bulger last night reacted with fury after one of the toddler's killers admitted he had enjoyed a "better life" as a result of being locked up for a crime which shocked the United Kingdom. A surveillance camera shows the abduction of two-year-old James Bulger, pictured holding the hand of Jon Venables in a Liverpool shopping mall on February 12, 1993 at 3: One person killed and 60 feared buried The illegal goldmine suffered a landslide on the island of Sulawesi, and now rescuers are trying to find survivors.
He was just a baby. Shameless actor Tina Malone is one of several members of the public who now face the possibility of prosecution after she shared a tweet said to reveal the new identity of Venables and that of his girlfriend, according to reports in the UK press. One person killed and 60 feared buried The illegal goldmine suffered a landslide on the island of Sulawesi, and now rescuers are trying to find survivors.
The photographs, seen by news. Venables has reportedly now been moved to a segregated unit for his own safety and said to be on suicide watch.
They were removed from the platform but not before the images were shared countless times in violation of a worldwide court injunction which prevents images of the pair from being published or shared online. Latest from World. Jon Venables Jon Venables begs to keep full anonymity as James Bulger's dad brings legal bid James Bulger's dad Ralph has launched a legal bid to reveal more details about one of his son's notorious killers, saying Jon Venables should no longer be entitled to live his whole life anonymously.
The photo, showing a little boy lying on a railway line with his eyes closed, was posted by an angry relative to mock Thompson, who left toddler James' body on train tracks. We pay for videos too. And even by 2000, top child psychiatrist Sir Michael Rutter claimed the risk posed by Venables on his release was "trivial".