He was un­able to work in prison for a week due to stress

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She was walk­ing h home from school as a 1 17-year-old just weeks af af­ter he had ab­ducted, rap raped and mur­dered Milly, then hid her body in the coun­try­side.

She claimed a “hor­ri­ble, sleazy” man at­tempted to lure her into a car in the sum­mer of 2002.

He pulled into a lay-by as she walked along the A390 to Kingston upon Thames.

She said: “The driver was a hor­ri­ble, dark haired sleazy guy who had the

win­dows down. As I pulled level he asked me how old I was and where I was go­ing and said he would give me a lift. He was re­ally in­tim­i­dat­ing and re­ally pushy.”

She re­called she told the driver “no thanks” but was ter­ri­fied as he kept in­sist­ing and drove along­side her.

The three-part ITV drama cen­tred on the mur­der of Amelie De­la­grange, who was killed as she crossed Twick­en­ham Green in We s t Lon­don fol­low­ing a night out i n Au­gust 2004.

The cops made a link be­tween her death and that of Milly, snatched on her way from school t o her home in Wal­ton-on-thames, Sur­rey, in March 2002.

De­praved Bell­field was caught in 2006 and jailed two years later.

The for­mer bouncer and wheel clam­per is serv­ing a life sen­tence with a judge’s rec­om­men­da­tion that he is never freed.

Fel­low in­mates at HMP Fran­k­land in­clude So­ham killer Ian Hunt­ley and York­shire Rip­per Peter Sut­cliffe. Bell­field has been de­scribed as one of Bri­tain’s most dan­ger­ous killers. It is sus­pected the full scale of his crimes might never be known.

Now call­ing him­self Yusuf Rahim af­ter con­vert­ing to Is­lam in jail, he is s us­pected of in­volve­ment in 20 other at­tacks dat­ing back to 1980.

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