A psychopathic killer who bludgeoned an innocent doctor to death in one of the most notorious murders of the nineties is to be moved to an open prison – and a step nearer to eventual freedom.
Reginald Wilson, then 26, carried out the shocking murder when he randomly targeted doctor David Birkett at his home in Middlesbrough in 1990 and butchered him in his own home.
His victim, a well-regarded dermatologist, was later discovered by his teenage daughter suffering from horrific head injuries after Wilson, who had tattoos across his forehead reading ‘psychopath’ and ‘chaos’ launched the planned attack.
The deranged murderer – who it was later found had said his one aim in life was to commit the perfect murder – tricked his way into Dr Birkett’s home in Linthorpe by pretending to be a motorcycle courier delivering a package.
Psychopathic killer Reginald Wilson (pictured), then 26, who bludgeoned an innocent doctor to death in one of the most notorious murders of the nineties is to…