DiscoverMurder With My Husband161. Jacqueline Bartlam - Fiction or Reality?
161. Jacqueline Bartlam - Fiction or Reality?

161. Jacqueline Bartlam - Fiction or Reality?

Update: 2023-04-245


On this episode of MWMH, Payton and Garrett discuss 14-year-old Daniel Bartlam’s ability to murder his own mother for fun. 

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BBC News, “Nottingham fire death: Boy ‘beat woman with hammer,’” no author provided, January 23, 2012


BBC News, “Nottingham fire death: Boy admits killing woman and burning body,” no author provided, January 31, 2012


BBC News, “Nottingham hammer death: Boy guilty of murder,” no author provided, February 9, 2012


BBC News, “Daniel Bartlam, 15, detained for mother’s hammer murder,” no author provided, April 2, 2012, “Coronation Street killer was ‘fascinated by horror DVDs and violent games from age eight and it was all too easy for him to get hold of them,’ says victim’s former partner,” by Andy Dolan, April 2, 2012, “Stepfather of Daniel Bartlam tells of teenager’s bizarre behavior before ‘Coronation Street’ killing,” by Ruth Styles, January 30, 2014, “Corrie copycat killer: Lad watched soap villain’s hammer murder then butchered mum the same way,” by Louie Smith, April 3, 2012, “Tragic mum beams as she’s pictured with Corrie killer son Daniel Bartlam – who would grow up to murder her,” by Ben Griffiths, February 14, 2013, “Mum of Coronation Street copycat killer could have been saved if she’d got son help,” by Martin Fricker, May 10, 2016, “The chilling story behind the Nottinghamshire boy who killed his own mum,” by Rebecca Sherdley, October 18, 2020, “Jacqueline Barlam murder: My agony over our grandson, 14, who killed his own mum,” by Nottingham Post, July 31, 2017, “When Nottingham’s most notorious criminals are due for release from prison,” by Rebecca Sherdley, August 14, 2021


The Evening Standard, “14-year-old boy charged with woman’s murder,” no author provided, April 28, 2011


The Guardian, “Teenager Daniel Bartlam jailed for killing mother with hammer,” by Sam Jones, April 2, 2012, “The Coronation Street Killer,” by Jacob Wilkins, January 7, 2021, Jacqueline Bryant Bartlam, “You were a special mum. I still miss you every day,” article by James Fielding, April 8, 2012


Crime Traveller, “Daniel Bartlam: A Teenage Boy Convicted of His Mother’s Murder,” by Fiona Guy, June 14, 2022, “Fear Coronation Street ‘copycat killer’ who murdered mum at 14 could be FREED,” by Emily Hall, April 14, 2019


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Comments (1)

Melissa Seddon

wow my home town, never heard of this before. very sad.

Apr 26th








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161. Jacqueline Bartlam - Fiction or Reality?

161. Jacqueline Bartlam - Fiction or Reality?