By Wanda Moran
At 1.45am on New Year's Day, Rachel Moran left her mother's condo to make the 20 minute stroll again to her personal flat. She by no means arrived. Rachel used to be similar to many ladies of her age, enjoyed by way of her relatives, loved by means of her boyfriend and with a vibrant destiny prior to her. Her deadly mistake was once to stroll the mile or so by myself to feed the kittens she and her boyfriend stored. She was once taken from the road and brutally murdered via Michael Little. Her physique wasn't stumbled on for a month. In an try and make experience of what occurred that evening and within the months that undefined, her mom stored a diary of what occurred. A harrowing and heart-wrenching tale, the homicide of Rachel Moran will stick with you perpetually.
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At the end of the course, all the students achieved a City and Guilds in Cabaret Entertainment, a qualification created especially for this course. In January 2000, when Rachel was 19, a new intake of students started on the course. Among them was Mark, who was to become her boyfriend, although she didn’t know it at the time. He was her first real love, and her last. Even though Rachel had never been in the habit of gadding about, nightclubbing or going out in general, she always seemed to know a lot of people, but, male or female, they were all just mates to her.
As usual when the two of us start talking, the conversation went on for longer than anticipated and it was more than half an hour later when I put the phone down. 40am. I didn’t expect to see John and Rachel for quite some time and thought I would be long asleep before they came home. I decided to have a final glass of Bailey’s and then retire to bed, but instead I picked up a book and started reading. I lost track of time so it was quite a surprise when I heard the door being unlocked and the two of them bounded into the room.
Her brother John had bought Rachel and Mark a unicycle as their present, and she thought this very funny. I can see her now in my mind’s eye, doubled up in mirth on the floor. She said that she really must get a house with a garden now, so that she could practise riding it. She had wanted to move for some time now, but she kept getting turned down by the council because she had no children. The next day Rachel came round to us again, having spent Christmas night alone with her kittens. Mark was due back that afternoon, so her dad dropped her off home before nightfall.