Teenager jailed for killing stepmother
A 17-year-old has been jailed for life for murdering his stepmother after he became "obsessed" with watching extreme violence online. Rueben Brathwaite used an axe and a samurai sword to kill dog rescuer Fiona Scourfield, 54, at their countryside farm before trying to upload pictures of her body to the internet.
Swansea Crown Court heard on Friday how the teenager developed an interest in videos of beheading, suicide, and mass murder on "imageboard" website 4chan in the run up to the "horrific" murder.
A court heard Brathwaite immediately made a 999 call to... read more
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