Holly Wells was born on September 1, 1991, in Soham, Cambridgeshire. She and her best friend, Jessica Chapman, were both killed in a brutal way.
Wells and Chapman were 10 years old when they went missing from the Wells home on August 4, 2002. They were found dead on August 17, 2002, almost two weeks later. Near an air base in Lakenheath, Suffolk, their bodies were found in a ditch.
On August 17, 2002, school caretaker Ian Kevin Huntley and his girlfriend Maxine Ann Carr, who helped teach the girls, were arrested for killing the girls.
The High Court sentenced the murderer, Huntley, to two terms of life in prison, but later put him in jail for at least 40 years. His girlfriend, who helped the murderer and gave police a false alibi, got three and a half years in jail.
Holly Wells’ father is Kevin Wells and her mother is Nicola Wells
Holly Wells’ parents, Kevin Wells and Nicola Wells, were both very sad when she died.
After their daughter died, they moved out of the house with his son Oliver because they said the memories were too painful. But they never sold the house, and they plan to move back.
In an interview with the Evening Standard, Kevin told Bustle that he and his wife were completely broken by the death of their daughter for the first five months. After that, though, they moved through their grief at different speeds.
Holly’s father also said that they were going to be one of the 5% of couples who stayed together after a child was killed. Because of the terrible death of their daughter, they had a lot of trouble.
What happened to Kevin and Nicola Wells?
Kevin and Nicola Wells are the parents of Holly and Oliver. They are now the grandparents of Holly’s and Oliver’s children.
Kevin, 51, used to run a window cleaning business. Now, in honor of his dead daughter Holly, he has started a patron of the charity Grief Encounter. Grief is a charity that will help families who have all lost a loved one.
Grief is a charity that helps people who have lost someone. To raise money, Holly’s father went on a seven-day hike to the Great Wall of China. He also ran the London Marathon in 2012 to raise money for the charity.
A few weeks before the 13th anniversary of their daughter’s death, Holly Wells’ parents told the world that they had become grandparents for the first time. Also, this son and Holly’s brother Oliver have an 18-month-old grandson named Ethan.
How did Holly Wells get hurt?
Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman were two Soham school girls who were brutally killed by Ian Kevin Huntley, who worked at the school.
Chapman was with the Wells family at their family barbecue. They played in Holly’s room and sneaked out of the house to buy candy from a vending machine at the local sports center.
As they were going to Wells’ house, the school caretaker Huntley tricked them into coming back to his house, where he killed them by suffocating them. The bodies were then dumped in an irrigation ditch near RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk.
ITV made a documentary about Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman
ITV made a documentary about the murder of two Soham schoolgirls that made the whole country feel sick.
The Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman documentary was first shown on December 14, 2007. Being Maxine Carr is a documentary about how people still feel angry about how Maxine Carr tried to stop justice from being done after the murders.
Then, on April 25, 2017, Alison Steadman narrated a 90-minute documentary. This documentary had interviews with people who had dated Huntley before and talked about the murder.
Then, a 60-minute documentary was made about how Huntley and Carr tried to trick both the police and the public on August 18, 2017.
In the same way, on May 23, 2019, Channel 5 ordered a documentary about the murder in Soham. 5 Mistakes That Caught A Killer was the name of this documentary.