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    Do you guys think the identity of Jon Venebals should be released?
    Should he stay as anonymous person who killed a innocent 2 year old boy?
    What are your thoughts in general over this horrific crime that had happened and to this day will still affect a lot of people?
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    I say either never release him as he has clearly not been reformed. Or release his identity. We have a right to know whether a child killing peadophile lives next door to me. Personally we should just strap him to an electric chair.
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    source ?
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    (Original post by Andrew97)
    I say either never release him as he has clearly not been reformed. Or release his identity. We have a right to know whether a child killing peadophile lives next door to me. Personally we should just strap him to an electric chair.
    I agree, ppl should have the right to know that there could be a pedo leaving right next to them and preeing their own child
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    source ?
    for what?
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    source ?
    On the crime that happened years ago?
    Or on Venebals and his obsession with younger kids which gave him another 40 months in prison? Personally a longer sentence should of been given
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    source ?
    For what? Everything the OP and I had said is factually correct
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    (Original post by EA436)
    for what?
    well for where this came from....
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    (Original post by Andrew97)
    For what? Everything the OP and I had said is factually correct
    oh ok , i was just wondering if there was an article i could read but it's fine
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    well for where this came from....
    Type in google 'James Bulger' and there are all your sources
    BBC news is reliable
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    (Original post by TheGirlFelonXxXx)
    On the crime that happened years ago?
    Or on Venebals and his obsession with younger kids which gave him another 40 months in prison? Personally a longer sentence should of been given
    i say he should be given the electric chair
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    What good will releasing his identity do? I mean, look at cases of mistaken identity. What's to stop some poor innocent man with the same name being beaten to death because someone mistakenly thinks he's Venables or Thompson?
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    What good will releasing his identity do? I mean, look at cases of mistaken identity. What's to stop some poor innocent man with the same name being beaten to death because someone mistakenly thinks he's Venables or Thompson?
    Then don’t release him from prison.
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    (Original post by Ray_Shadows)
    well for where this came from....
    this is one of the most popular news stories out there. How have u not heard of it..
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    (Original post by TheGirlFelonXxXx)
    I agree, ppl should have the right to know that there could be a pedo leaving right next to them and preeing their own child
    Sarah's Law allows you to do this.
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    (Original post by Andrew97)
    I say either never release him as he has clearly not been reformed. Or release his identity. We have a right to know whether a child killing peadophile lives next door to me. Personally we should just strap him to an electric chair.
    Then flip the switch on you?
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    (Original post by Quady)
    Then flip the switch on you?
    I beg your pardon?
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    (Original post by EA436)
    this is one of the most popular news stories out there. How have u not heard of it..
    i mean not everyone watches the news constantly , i watch the simpsons when i eat dinner XD
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    Personally, I believe that his identity should not be released. If anything, I believe that they should have said the recent crimes he committed under his new name, rather then connecting the two crimes together - but not everything is perfect.

    Why? Well, clearly they were two mentally ill 10 year olds when they committed the crimes. I'm not excusing the crime, obviously, but with the charge and the age they were, there was only a small chance they wouldn't become institutionalised. If you think about the crime that he recently committed, it is a simple crime - if you wanted to go to prison for a long time, it is a very easy crime to commit without guilt. It's clearly a bad crime, but in comparison to murder, rape, robbery, it's relatively low effort and low guilt.

    Also, if his identity was released, the effects would be awful. I'm aware many people believe that he would deserve everything which would come to him, but he is a still a human. If someone were to attack him, it would just result in their prison sentence, and NHS money wasted. If he died, that is another murderer on a street, and 1,000 more people justifying murder - murder should never be justified. No good would come out of his identity being revealed, but no good came out of his identity being revealed after the murder either.

    The crime, overall, was horrific. I live in the Bootle area, where it occurred, and I may not have been alive, but I know the effects. I've been to the shopping centre that James was abducted from, and my cousin was the same age at the time, and was in the shopping centre on the same day. It is terrifying to think that it could have been my cousin, but it could have been. Regardless, I cannot take the murderers for pure evil, and I believe people have failed them in rehabilitation and protection. As humans, they deserve this protection.

    I also think the outcry for this 'justice' is stupid. We are not the professionals in this; we do not know what is best in these circumstances. The release of his name is unnecessary. I also believe that if there were an inquiry into the case, it would not go in the favour of the public. Having watched many documentaries and read lots about it, it seems to me that those in charge of the case believe that it was harsh the other way.

    Regardless of my opinion anyway, obviously the crime was wrong and they should have served a prison sentence. I am also not a professional, so I've probably got facts wrong and don't know everything.
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    I went to school 5 minutes from where he was killed.
 
 
 
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