Dr Samuel Perera

Nickname: The Dentist of Death

Date of crime: Winter 1983

Motive: Unknown

Crime: Killed his adopted daughter, Philomena Perera, at their home in Leeds.

Method: Unknown.

Sentence: Life.

Interesting fact: The majority of the body was found, not buried in the garden, but in plant pots around the house, and various containers in his office at work. He had tried, unsuccessfully, to dispose of the body using acid. But it is a long process, and he was caught while they were still dissolving.