Myths

In this compelling series, Mark dispels ten of the most prevalently reported myths about his case.

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander

Introduction This article could just as easily have been called ’Ten ways the Daily Mail were misled by the crown prosecution service’, because in many ways the press isn’t to blame for the inaccuracies...

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Mistake #1

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander “Gifted son gets life for butchering pushy father”. “He is accused of attempting to dismember him with a saw”. “He… tried...

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Mistake #2

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander Mark “battered his father to death”. Police discovered Samuel’s “dismembered body and battered skull”. Samuel died “having suffered blows to the...

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Mistake #3

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander “Weeks after the disappearance… neighbours noticed there was a smell of ‘rotting sheep’ from the property”. SP “could not help but...

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Mistake #4

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander “Forensic studies of the body indicated that Samuel had probably been murdered in early September”. “Traces found in the garage suggested...

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Mistake #5

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander “The nozzle from a petrol can, heavy-duty black gloves, and a roll of black plastic sheeting” were found in the house....

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Mistake #9

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander “Mark maintained that Sami was living with him in London”. “Mark said he was living in a close Egyptian community in...

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Mistake #10

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander Samuel was “barely mobile”, “increasingly frail”, and “walked with a stoop”. – Excerpts from the Daily Mail et al This is...

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Mistake #6

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander “Girlfriends were not permitted. Samuel Alexander would have seen them as a distraction”. Samuel “saw no room for girlfriends”. “Girlfriends were...

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Mistake #7

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander Mark “resented his father’s meddling, according to his girlfriend” Mark “had had enough of being bossed around”. Mark was “driven by...

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Mistake #8

10 things the Daily Mail got wrong about the trial of Mark Alexander Samuel “insisted his son attend the prestigious Sorbonne University in Paris Mark was “determined to finally have his way, weeks before...

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