Together we can do it for Kerri. That is the emphatic message from the friends of Kerri McAuley who are backing a campaign to help raise £10,000 for domestic abuse charity Leeway in memory of the much-loved mother-of-two.
I am Lesley McAuley, the mother of Kerri McAuley whose life was brutally ended at the hands of Joe Storey on January 8th 2017. This day forever changed my life and the lives of everybody who knew and loved my daughter.
The “failings” that meant a convicted killer was not in court to attend his sentencing hearing for the brutal murder of a Norwich mother of two have added to the sense of grief and loss suffered by the victim’s family.
He claimed to have panicked after attacking “on-off” partner Kerri McAuley but Joe Storey is a cold, self-centred and callous killer who knew exactly what he was capable of - and what the fatal consequences would be.