1966 - 1968
Simon was born in 1966 to Donald and Phyllis Brook. On the day he went missing, he had been spotted at a park, after going missing from his own home. He was lured away by a man and never seen again, until his body was found the next day. Nobody was ever charged with Simon's death, although his parents say that they know a man named Derek Percy is responsible for kidnapping and murdering Simon.
When Simon's body was found, he had wads of newspaper stuck inside of his throat. His throat had been slit with a razor blade and he was naked from his waist down. In addition, the lower parts of his body had been mutilated. Witnesses reported seeing a man that matched Derek's description lure Simon away from the park that day. When investigators and an old friend from school asked Derek if he remembered killing Simon, Derek replied, "I wish I could. I might have. I don't remember."
Police hoped that Derek, a man that was linked to eight other child disappearances and deaths, not including Simon's, which he was also linked to, would confess to murdering Simon as well, even if he had to on his death bed. Unfortunately, in 2013 as Dereklaid dying in a hospital, he stayed silent and offered no information about what happened to Simon before his death.
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