Damien Bendall sentenced to life in prison after confessing to Killamarsh murders.

Damien Bendall sentenced to life in prison after confessing to Killamarsh murders.

A UK man sentenced to life in jail Wednesday for a quadruple murder was captured on chilling police bodycam footage casually admitting to the slayings.

Damien Bendall made the cold-blooded confession shortly after he killed his accomplice Terri Harris, 35, her two youngsters John-Paul Bennett, 13 and Lacey Bennett, 11, and her shut good friend 11-year-old Connie Gent inside a house within the English city of Killamarsh final yr, in line with the footage launched Wednesday by the Derbyshire Constabulary.

“I do know what’s going to occur. I’m going to go to jail, clearly, once more,” Bendall advised one of many officers exterior the home the place the crimes occurred.

When the officer requested why, he calmly replied, “I’ve murdered 4 individuals.”

Bendall pleaded responsible to the 4 murders and in addition to raping Gent, in line with Derbyshire Constabulary. He was hit with 5 life sentences for the heinous crimes.

Bendall’s confession to the murders was caught on the cops’ physique cameras.Derbyshire Constabulary

Earlier than the stunning caught-on-camera confession to police, Bendall additionally admitted to the crime when he alerted a dispatcher over the cellphone to the bloody scene, in line with audio of a name that was launched.

“I want the police and the ambulance right here now as a result of I’ve killed 4 individuals,” he mentioned.

Bendall, 32, was in a relationship with Harris and the 2 had been dwelling collectively along with her two youngsters, the police pressure mentioned. Gent, the 11-year-old good friend, was sleeping over on the time of the Bendall’s assault.

Bendall speaking to the cops proper earlier than confessing to the homicide.
Derbyshire Constabulary

A part of Bendall’s cellphone name to the police was recorded and shared by the Derbyshire Constabulary.
Derbyshire Constabulary


Harris was pregnant on the time of the murders, the BBC and different shops reported.

Lord Justice Nigel Sweeny blasted Bendall as he sentenced him to 5 life jail phrases for the September 2021 murders he carried out with a claw hammer.

“You started a relationship with Terri Harris in April 2020. In the course of the course of that you just had been abusive and controlling. You took varied medicine and had been violent and unstable. On the night of Saturday 18 September whereas with Terri and the three youngsters you had been below the affect of cocaine and hashish,” Sweeny mentioned, in line with the Derbyshire Constabulary.

“You carried out a brutal and cruel assault on a (defenseless) girl and three youngsters throughout which you went round the home attacking them, hitting them a number of instances concerning the head and higher physique with a claw hammer.”

Damien Bendall referred to as the cops on himself after the murders.Derbyshire Constabulary

Detective Inspector Mark Shaw, who spearheaded the probe, mentioned in a press release the extent of pressure and violence utilized by Bendall proves he needed all of them useless.

“They’d all, by the character of their relationship, come to belief Bendall and he took the chance to shatter that belief and perform the horrendous acts,” Shaw mentioned. “The pressure and weapon he used would have meant they had been in a short time left incapacitated.”

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