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Prisoners place bounty on inmate’s head after discovering what he’s in for

November 10, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Prisoners place bounty on inmate’s head after discovering what he’s in for

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A prisoner named Craig Smith is being terrorized by his fellow inmates who have put a price on his head and have robbed him of his belongings, the Liverpool Echo reported.

According to the Liverpool Echo, Smith, 28, was an unemployed man who formerly managed a bar, was sentenced to life in prison last week, with a requirement to serve a minimum of 17 years.

Smith was found guilty of killing his two-year-old stepson Teddy Tilston in Birkenhead, England.

Teddy’s mother, Ashleigh Willett, was found guilty of child cruelty for “failing to secure medical assistance.”

Other inmates have been targeting Smith during his time on remand at HMP Liverpool as his trial progressed.

A price has been put on the man’s head, and his belongings were stolen from his cell.

Smith made headlines for killing his stepson he called authorities alleging that Teddy had “swallowed water” while he was taking a bath.

Craig Smith, 28 and of Woodville Road in Birkenhead, was found guilty of the murder of toddler Teddy Tilston. He was also found guilty of child cruelty to Teddy and his sister Cassidy. (Image: Merseyside Police)

However, it was apparent during the trial Teddy didn’t drown and was already dead when the emergency personnel arrived.

Autopsy reports indicated that the child sustained 42 injuries along with a brain bleed which he suffered from a week prior.

However, the injury that caused his death was found a massive tear in tissue in the intestines.

The only way such an injury could have happened to the child was through a “forceful” hit to the stomach.

Teddy’s twin sister Cassidy also showed evidence of physical abuse, and her teeth have all had to be removed since custody was taken away from her parents.

Cassidy was discovered with bruises and a fractured wrist which could have been between one and six months old.

Smith has reportedly grappled with anger his entire life and has allegedly confessed to stabbing his mother in the face.

He also confessed to spending over one hundred pounds a week on marijuana and tested positive for the drug when he was taken into custody back in March.

Teddy’s mother Ashleigh Willett alleged that she was unaware of the abuse, but experts said the injuries were days old.

Smith was convicted of murdering his two-year-old stepson Teddy Tilston in Birkenhead.

Being behind bars could be brutal for prisoners doing time for violent crimes, and Smith isn’t the only inmate on the receiving end of violence.

Carolann Gallon, 23, was given six years and was held at Low Newton women’s prison in Durham.

Her family indicated that she’s now been transferred nearly 150 miles away, but the problems have continued with Gallon being attacked on Sunday.

Jimmy Gallon, her father, told the Chronicle Live:

“People have found what she’s in for, and she’s getting grief. She got moved from one place to another because she was getting picked on, then she said she had been assaulted. She cries every time I speak to her. It’s awful because I feel so helpless. I just feel like there’s nothing I can do for her. I miss her, but my hands are tied. It’s heartbreaking to me.”

Carolann was convicted after a judge heard how she connected vulnerable girls as young as 13-years-old to a network of sex predators.

She was the only woman locked up as part of the Operation Shelter grooming gang investigation.

Gallon was one of 18 people found guilty as part of Northumbria Police’s Operation Shelter, which investigated the exploitation of young women and girls in the area.

Ashleigh Willet has been bailed and is scheduled for sentencing in December.

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