Mary Bell

Birthday
26, 1957
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
England

About

British woman who, as a child, strangled two young boys to death. She served 12 years in prison before being released in 1980, at which she point she began living under a variety of pseudonyms.

Before Fame

She was reportedly a victim of repeated acts of abuse by her mother, who worked as a prostitute. She killed Martin Brown one day before her 11th birthday.

Trivia

Her 1998 biography Cries Unheard: the Story of Mary Bell became a source of national controversy after it was discovered that she had been paid for her participation in the book's creation.

Family Life

She had a daughter, born in 1984, whose name is unknown due to court-ordered anonymity.

Associated With

She and Eric Smith are both known for having committed murders at a very young age.