Sex killer’s parole offer fails as he refuses to drop blog sharing prison news
David Ferguson shared details of prison life in messages to a friend outside. In the blog posts, he also protested his innocence
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A sex killer’s parole application failed because he refused to give up his blog.
David Ferguson has infuriated governors for years by sharing tidbits of prison life – and protesting his innocence – in messages relayed to a friend outside.
A source said: “There is strong disapproval that he continues to run the blog. It rubs a lot of people the wrong way.
Ferguson, 51, received a minimum 20-year sentence in 2000 for the murder of Susan Kent, the diner. He slit her throat while fulfilling a rape fantasy.
Ferguson blurted out his parole denial in an article, saying: “I have received criticism of promoting my quest to prove my innocence through this website, most recently by contributors to my hearing from. Conditional liberation.”
The former printing employee, assaulted at HMP Wakefield in West York, will seek parole again in two years.
Susan, 33, a mother of two, was found dead at her home in Gillingham, Kent, with her hands cuffed behind her back.
Ferguson, who tried to start an online “rape club”, described women as “pieces of meat” and used his blog to claim he was discriminated against in prison because of his obsession with sex. servitude.