Brother of murdered Bernadette Walker, 17, says jailed mum ‘got what she deserved’ as he disowns ‘wicked’ killer stepdad
THE grieving brother of murdered teen Bernadette Walker says his jailed mum “got what she deserved” as he vowed to by no means see or converse to his “wicked” killer stepdad once more.
Anthony Walker, 19, mentioned evil Scott Walker will “go to his grave” hiding the key of the place Bernadette’s physique is buried – regardless of being jailed for all times on Friday.
He killed images pupil Bernadette, 17, in July final yr after she accused him of sexually abusing her.
Tragically the physique of the teenager, who if alive would now be 18 and an grownup – has by no means been discovered after Walker spun an online of lies to dupe police.
His former accomplice Sarah Walker, 38 – mum to the 2 siblings – was caged for six years for perverting the course of justice.
Anthony, talking after the double sentencing at Cambridge Crown Court, mentioned: “I’m glad he’s been locked up for all times. I would like nothing to do with him ever once more.
“I’ve disowned him as my dad for what he did to poor Bea. I can by no means forgive him. He is horrible, he is depraved.
“He ought to inform us the place he’s hidden her however I don’t suppose he’ll each say. He’ll go to his grave hiding that secret.
“He’s got too much pride and it means he can control the situation.”
Anthony mentioned his youthful sister “deserves the dignity” of being laid to rest, saying: “We want to bury her, tell her we love her and say goodbye to her but I fear we’ll never get the chance.”
Officials have begged Walker, 51, to say the place he has hidden the physique.
Nicola Rice, senior prosecutor from CPS East of England, mentioned: “Despite a police investigation and search, Bea’s physique has by no means been recovered.
“We all hope that at some point Scott and Sarah Walker will do the correct factor and say the place she is within the hope that dignity might be returned to her”.
Sentencing Walker, Mrs Justice McGowan mentioned his refusal to inform police the place Bernadette’s physique is “means she can’t be shown the respect she deserves”.
She mentioned: “Cruellest of all, it’s likely to mean some members of her family and friends will go on hoping she might be alive and might some day come back into their lives.”
Former betting store employee Anthony, instructed how he needed to go away the household residence in Peterborough, Cambs, when the home was returned to the council after his mother and father’ arrests.
He is now residing along with his maternal gran Pat Dickinson in Gorleston-on-Sea, Norfolk.
Anthony mentioned his mum had anticipated a harsher sentence was was “relieved she didn’t get longer.”
I’ve disowned him as my dad for what he did to poor Bea. I can by no means forgive him. He is horrible, he is depraved.
He has “no idea” if his mum is aware of the place his sister’s physique is, telling The Sun Online: “I’m shocked by her involvement. I believe she was pressured into it. I do not know if she is aware of the place Bea is.
“I hope that’s if she did she would say. How can she go away her personal daughter on the market?
“I have never determined if I’m going to talk to her once more however I undoubtedly won’t ever see or converse to him once more. They each deserve what they bought.
“At first I needed to consider they have been harmless as a result of with no physique there was an opportunity police may have gotten it fallacious nevertheless it wasn’t to be.”
When his sister first went lacking Anthony began an internet marketing campaign, calling his Facebook web page “Help Me Find My Sister.”
He posted: “We miss you a lot and simply need you residence. It’s heartbreaking.”
Bernadette was final seen alive on July 18 final yr when Walker – who she known as “Dad” regardless of not being her organic father – picked her up from her grandparents’ residence.
He shaped an “unholy alliance” along with her mum to make it appear like she was nonetheless alive and had run away.
The couple despatched messages from her telephone and social media accounts after reporting her lacking to “lay a false trail”.
Walker cooked up the “devious, wicked” plot after Bernadette instructed her mum he had been sexually abusing her “over a number of years” in a murderous bid to silencer her.
The court docket heard he had additionally spied on her undressing utilizing cameras hidden within the toilet and touched her inappropriately in a video games room.
‘ROT IN HELL’
Police in the present day urged the monster to disclose the place her physique is after he was caged for all times with a minimal of 32 years for homicide and perverting the course of justice.
The choose mentioned she was “sure Sarah Walker was the guiding mind behind the detail of plan to cover up Bernadette’s death”.
She admitting mendacity to police about her disappearance however denied figuring out she was lifeless.
It comes after a haunting video confirmed Bernadette smiling and laughing along with her “best pal” mum earlier than she lined up her homicide.
The chilling footage reveals the teenager and her mum, Sarah, laughing on a roundabout at a playground simply months earlier than Sarah lined up her daughter’s homicide.
Bernadette’s gran – Sarah’s mum Pat Dickinson – beforehand mentioned that the killer should reveal the place he had hidden her physique.
Speaking to The Sun Online after their convictions in July Pat mentioned: “He is horrible and deserves to rot in hell. I can’t consider he killed my stunning granddaughter however he’s been discovered responsible.
“Now he should inform us the place he has hidden her physique so we can provide her a good burial. We have to have closure and Bernadette should relaxation in peace.”
Pat, 61, added: “I feel like I’ve been in a coma for a year and just woken up to this dreadful news.
“I feel like I have two angels on each shoulder, one saying Bernadette’s out there waiting to be found and the other saying she’s not.
“But she‘s not the type of girl to run away. Deep down we know she’s not alive ut we just want to know where she is to bring her home. She was a lovely girl and didn’t deserve this. She and her mum were best pals.
“He is the only person who knows where she is.”
Pat instructed how she is “sticking by” her daughter regardless of her crime.
She instructed her Walker’s actual mum Rosina Walker “can’t believe her son has murdered his daughter”, saying: “I spoke to her after the verdict and she can’t stop crying.”