‘Sexing up’ the Hollie Hoax: The precursor to Hoaxtead

The recent furore over the Wiltshire police’s £1.5 million, two-year investigation into allegations of sexual abuse against former prime minister Edward Heath has had some interesting and long-reaching side effects, some of which seem relevant to the genesis of the Hampstead “Satanic ritual abuse” hoax. We noted a few days ago that Wiltshire Chief Constable…