Shane’s story: How Islington hindered a police inquiry into a former worker a boy in care and a pornographer (7.10.92)

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Evening Standard, 7th October 1992
by Eileen Fairweather & Stewart Payne

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THE police raid was well planned. A wealthy, middle-aged homosexual living in a Cambridgeshire village was suspected of being involved in child pornography.

Local detectives, assisted by Scotland Yard’s Obscene Publications Branch, had the man under surveillance and believed they were about to crack a major paedophile network.

But it all went horribly wrong.

Police swooped on 40-year-old Neil Hocquart’s home at Swaffham Prior, near Ely, and found 100 child porn videos and 300 photographs of young boys.

Hocquart was the key to identifying the youths, many of whom were being sexually abused and he was taken in for questioning.

While in the company of police he secretly swallowed a lethal dose of tranquillisers. He collapsed and died in hospital. Police lost their prime suspect and principal witness in one go.

Hocquart’s associates denied involvement but officers found correspondence…

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4 responses to “Shane’s story: How Islington hindered a police inquiry into a former worker a boy in care and a pornographer (7.10.92)

  1. dpack

    i am still shockable .

  2. Len

    Ah yes, this must be the gutter journalism that Margaret Hodge MP complained about!

  3. john carey

    what a whole load of shit that you have uncovered Gojam – its a pity no fucker will be brought to justice – because that the way it is in this green and pleasant land

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