"DEVIL CHILD" is the Daily Mirror's headline... teenager Daniel Bartlam killed his mother with a hammer. The court heard he kept video clips on his computer of violent scenes from soaps and films. His favourites included a scene from Coronation Street ... where a man murders a woman with a hammer and then hides her body. Bartlam had even written a TV script about murdering his own mother.
Does violent TV make people violent? Or is it too easy to blame TV? Are some people just born bad?