Charlotte Brown’s sister, victim of speedboat killer, names her baby boy Charlie in her memory



Katie Brown appears in new documentary The Speedboat Killer: The Killing of Charlotte Brown on ITV to talk about her sister’s death after drowning on a date with Jack Shepherd

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The Speedboat Killer: The Murder of Charlotte Brown

Charlotte Brown’s sister, victim of a speedboat killer, kept her memory alive by naming her son Charlie.

Our photos show Katie Brown tenderly cradling the boy, named Charlotte who drowned in the Thames during a date with web designer Jack Shepherd in December 2015.

The 13-month-old appears in the documentary The Speedboat Killer: The Killing of Charlotte Brown, which airs on ITV2 at 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday.

Katie tells the show, “I never chose names, but I was determined to name my first child after her, and then I found out I had a boy, so we have our little Charlie. “

Charlotte Brown drowned in the Thames on a date with Jack Shepherd



Shepherd ran away after his death

Charlotte, 24, of Clacton, Essex, had gone to dinner with Shepherd at London’s Shard before he offered her a ride on his faulty speedboat.

She drowned after being thrown from the boat when it struck a submerged log.

The couple had just met on the dating site OkCupid.

Shepherd, 33, sparked outrage as he fled to the former Soviet republic of Georgia, missing his trial.

Charlotte’s sister Katie named her child Charlie as a tribute to her and is featured in new documentary



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He is serving a six-year sentence after being found and extradited to Britain.

He was convicted of gross negligence manslaughter in his absence.

Charlotte’s sister Katie kept her sister’s memory alive



Katie, 32, said: “If anyone asked me what I think of Shepherd, my instinct is just ‘nothing’.

“Honestly, I finished this chapter.

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