In the Media

Carr makes an anonymous return to a society unwilling to forgive her for Huntley's crimes

PUBLISHED May 14, 2004

Will she ever be able to walk down the street without looking over her shoulder? From today, Maxine Carr is officially a free woman, having served half of a 42-month sentence for providing the Soham murderer, Ian Huntley, with a false alibi.

But far from enjoying a fresh start the 27-year-old is about to begin a life in hiding. As one of Britain's most recognisable and vilified former inmates she is likely to be at constant risk of attack.