Carl Langdell Wiki
Carl Langdell Biography
Who is Carl Langdell?
Carl Langdell murdered Katie Locke and sexually assaulted her corpse on their first date at a Hertfordshire hotel on Christmas Eve 2015.
The Hatfield Coroner’s Court heard that Langdell had been serving a suspended sentence for threatening to kill two people.
The investigation recorded that Ms. Locke was illegally murdered.
At the conclusion of the investigation, conducted at the request of Ms. Locke’s parents, Hertfordshire Coroner Alison McCormick said: “Katie Locke was the innocent victim of a shocking murder.
“It is clear that none of the organizations that manage Mr. Langdell knew what the others knew about him.
“There was very little information sharing and there was no joint thought or management.”
How old is Carl Langdell ?
He is 30 year old.
Investigation and Murder
The investigation heard that Langdell had previously assaulted a girlfriend and her brother, and threatened to kill his girlfriend’s sister and a mental health worker.
First date killer was talking to 20 women
Public bodies will be investigated for murder on the first date
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Three weeks before murdering Ms. Locke, he received a suspended sentence for the death threats.
History teacher Ms Locke, 23, who died of compression to her neck, was unaware of Langdell’s story when they met on the Plenty of Fish dating site.
Locke’s father said his daughter “lived life to the fullest”
McCormick said two police forces, two NHS mental health trusts and the probation service had “relevant information about their risks to women.”
However, there were “significant gaps in the information available to each public body,” she said, and “insufficient sharing of available information.”
She said that “a fully informed image had not been presented to the crown court” that gave her the suspended sentence.
Katie Locke Death
Caption Katie Locke’s body was found dumped in the grounds of Theobalds Park Hotel in Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire.
Langdell, 30, of Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, pleaded guilty to murdering Ms. Locke, of Buckhurst Hill, Essex, and was sentenced to 26 years in prison in 2016.
Earlier this year, she died in Wakefield Maximum Security Prison.
Carl Langdell Quicks and Facts
- Carl Langdell, 30, murdered teacher Katie Locke, 23, on Christmas Eve in 2015
- The pair were on a date at a Hertfordshire hotel after meeting on Plenty of FIsh
- Langdell was found with severe neck injuries at Wakefield prison, West Yorks
- Sources say his ‘throat was slashed’ and he died in an ambulance on February 11