NAME: Steven Wright
SPAN OF KILLINGS: October - December 2006
NUMBER OF VICTIMS: 5
SENTENCE: Sentenced to life imprisonment, with the trial judge recommending that he never be released from prison
DATE OF BIRTH: 24/04/1958
CURRENT STATUS: Life in prison
MORE INFO: The Ipswich 2006 serial murders began during December 2006 when the bodies of five murdered women were discovered at different locations near Ipswich in Suffolk. All the victims were prostitutes or sex workers working around the Ipswich area. A forklift truck driver, Steven Wight, was arrested on suspicion of murder and charged with the murders of all five women. He pleaded not guilty to the charges.
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