Web troll who targeted James Bulger's mum has sentence reduced on appeal
A web troll jailed for stalking the grieving mother of tragic James Bulger had her sentence slashed by top judges in London today.
Chloe Rebecca Cowan, 21, formerly of Margate, waged a cruel six-month campaign of harassment against Denise Fergus in early 2014.
She set up social media accounts which she used to post sickening messages online about the notorious 1993 killing.
When police raided her Margate home in May 2014, she immediately became hysterical and denied everything.
But she ultimately pleaded guilty to stalking and was sentenced to three years’ detention at Canterbury Crown... read more
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