Britain’s most dangerous serial killer Robert Maudsley, 69, ‘sets world record for time spent in solitary confinement’ after spending more than 16,400 days in his private underground cell in HMP Wakefield
One of the UK’s most infamous murderers has set a new world record for solitary confinement.
Serial killer Robert Mawdsley, 69, has now spent a record of 16,400 consecutive days in isolation in HMP Wakefield.
The 69-year-old has been in solitary confinement in a glass cell since 1979 after killing three people in prison while serving a life sentence to for the murder of John Farrell in 1974. As a result, he’s been categorised as the UK’s most dangerous murderer.
Maudsley was just 21 when he was locked up for the murder of 30-year-old John Farrell.