Scarlett Jenkinson is a teenager who brutally stabbed Brianna Ghey, a British transgender girl from Birchwood in Warrington was fatally stabbed in Culcheth Linear Park in Culcheth. At the age of 15, she did this heinous crime with Eddie Ratcliffe. They both were arrested the next day and eventually charged and convicted of murder.
The prosecution case opened in the afternoon of 27 November 2023, and concluded on 8 December 2023. They were found guilty at Manchester Crown Court on 20 December 2023 and jailed in February 2024. Before they were sentenced, their names were made public for the first time. The court will also decide whether the offence was motivated by hate, sadistic fantasies, and whether it involved a significant degree of planning.
Scarlett Jenkinson Age and Parents
Scarlett Jenkinson age is 16 years old, in 2024. Her both parents were teachers who had been expelled from Culceth High School over a drug incident.
She was arrested at home by Cheshire Police. Police called the killing a “targeted attack”. According to Cheshire Police’s crime chief Mike Evans, “at this time, there is no evidence to suggest that the circumstances of Brianna’s death are hate related.”
On February 14, police stated they were exploring “all lines of inquiry” including whether the attack was a hate crime.
Scarlett Jenkinson Biography
Scarlett Jenkinson has anti-social personality disorder rather than autism, as per wiki and that Ratcliffe has a mild form of ‘autistic spectrum personality disorder’ which is a complex developmental condition involving persistent challenges with social communication, restricted interests and repetitive behavior.
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She known as Girl X during the murder trial, had a start in life in a leafy Cheshire village that many would envy. Jenkinson also revealed an interest in serial killers such as Jeffrey Dahmer, Richard Ramirez and Harold Shipman. Ghey’s family said her death had “left a massive hole in our family”.
Where She Is Now?
Scarlett Jenkinson was diagnosed with autism and ADHD while Eddie Ratcliffe was diagnosed with selective mutism and autism, stopping him from speaking to anyone other than his mother.
Both defendants received reasonable trial accommodations. He could type with the court due to his selective mutism. Both perpetrators might attend hearings via video link. The jury were also told that both Jenkinson and Ratcliffe could react or speak differently in the proceedings due to their diagnoses.