A WOMAN who was abused by Soham murderer Ian Huntley as a teenager says she has faced a lifetime of guilt after refusing to report him to cops.
The schoolgirls vanished on August 4, 2002, after attending a family barbecue.
They were lured into school caretaker Huntley’s home after he claimed his partner, the girls’ teaching assistant Maxine Carr, was in the property.
Dos semanas después, Holly and Jessica’s burnt remains were discovered in a ditch at an air base 14 miles away at Mildenhall, Suffolk.
Speaking for the first time, Emma told el espejo she lied to social services about her relationship with “first love” Huntley.
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“Had I said we were sleeping together things might be different. I feel guilty. He’s evil,” ella dijo.
Emma, ahora 42, says she got pregnant by monster Huntley. When she told him, he throttled her and warned: “I’ll kill you.” She later miscarried.
She now has three children, y dijo Huntley preyed on her when she was a teenager because she was vulnerable.
“He’ll be grinning about how many lives he’s ruined,” ella dijo.
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Emma had been kicked out of her own home when Huntley took her in.
“I thought I was in love and this was a relationship,” ella dijo.
“We’d hold hands down the street and go shopping together. He didn’t care that everyone knew he was with a 15-year-old.”
The relationship broke down when Huntley met someone else.
Emma saw his face in a paper when she was working at a Londres pub.
En ese tiempo, he was pretending to help with the search for Holly and Jessica, y giving frequent interviews to the press.
“I had this feeling in the pit of my stomach, I felt sick,” ella dijo.
Had I said we were sleeping together things might be different. I feel guilty. He’s evil
“He likes young girls.
“I’ll never get the image of Holly and Jessica out of my head.
“I can see them now, clear as day with the Man United T-shirts on. I don’t think that will ever leave me.”
Huntley was jailed for life in 2003 with a minimum sentence of 40 años.
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Carr got three and a half years for giving him a false alibi. She served 21 meses.
Emma has lived in Coningsby, Lincs, por el pasado 18 años, with husband Kevin, 42, and children Luke, 13, Charlie, nine and 20-month-old Frankie.