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Case Ref : 20180702, MacPhail, Alesha

Official Narrative

Six-year-old Scottish girl Alesha Sarah MacPhail was abducted from her bed and murdered by 16-year-old Aaron Campbell. Alesha, from Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, was three days into a stay with her grandparents on the Isle of Bute when Campbell entered their unlocked home at approximately 02:00 AM. The teenager had previously bought cannabis from Alesha's father Robert, who lived in the house, and initially went to steal the drug. Upon finding the child asleep, Campbell picked her up, carried her to an abandoned hotel, then raped and killed her by applying pressure to her face and neck. Alesha was reported missing at 06:23 GMT, and her body was discovered by a member of the public at 08:54 GMT.

Email received

I was wondering if you have been keeping up to date with recent news reports regarding the murder of Alesha MacPhail and the 16 year old who has been found guilty and what your thoughts are on it?

Something doesn’t sit right with me that a 16 year old boy can break into a house during the night and leave no other DNA evidence other than that at the crime scene. Since his name has been released we have heard numerous unsubstantiated reports of his car torturing, slender man obsessions but no motive. It may well be that he is an extremely disturbed and sick individual but I don’t believe we are being told the whole story. Not surprising!


" Believe none of what you hear and only half of what you see "