Child killer Ian Huntley has been reported to have received the Covid vaccine while in prison.
The former caretaker was jailed in December 2003 for the murders of Soham schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.
Huntley is 47 years old and reportedly received a first dose of the Oxford / Astra vaccine at HMP Frankland, County Durham
ON Ministry of Justice The statement said: “Prisoners are vaccinated according to the priority groups set by the independent Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization – no further, no faster than the general public.”
He is assumed to have been given the same priority as if he were in the ward.
People between the ages of 40 and 50 are not included in the current coronavirus vaccination groups.
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Serial killer Rose West, who murdered ten people alongside husband Fred, also received the sting, it was alleged. It was reported that she had the vaccine in front of prison officials and other HMP New Hall staff.
According to sources, West fell into the “extremely clinically vulnerable” category because of her weight.
Pedophile pop star Gary Glitter is another prisoner reportedly given the coronavirus vaccine.
The 76-year-old, whose name is Paul Gadd, was jailed for 16 years for attempted rape, illicit sex with a girl under the age of 13, and four charges of indecent assault in 2015.
He was among the convicted sex offenders vaccinated against Covid-19 last week at HMP The Verne in Portland, Dorset.