Friday, August 10, 2012

Scott Bradley killed himself after hate mob wrongly accused him of being James Bulger child killer Robert Thompson

A father was driven to suicide by rumours he was one of James Bulger's killers, his distraught mother has claimed.

Scott Bradley, 36, was accused of being child murderer Robert Thompson and suffered months of malicious abuse and torment from a hate mob in the village of Garlieston, Wigtownshire, in Scotland.

Mr Bradley left a heartbreaking suicide note which read: 'They called me all sorts - a paedophile, a follower of young girls, walking around bullying old people.

'The list is endless. And I’m supposed to be a child killer.'

Now his mother Sue, who found her son dead at their home on Sunday, has described how her son's life became a 'living hell' after the hate mob spread the rumours that he was Thompson, now 29.

Sue said: 'My son was tormented by the allegations. He had a good heart and didn’t deserve this. It’s been heartbreaking. Read More