RETTENDON, UNITED KINGDOM – DECEMBER 6, 1995 The Rettendon murders, also known as the Essex murders or the Range Rover murders, shook the entire United Kingdom. In the small farming village of Rettendon, 3 drug dealers were shot dead in a Range Rover luxury vehicle. Police were able to identify the bodies as 38-year-old Tony Tucker, 37-year-old Patrick Tate and 26-year-old Craig Rolfe. Their bodies were found by farmer Peter Theobald and his friend Ken Jiggins.
After a long police investigation, two men were finally convicted of this crime in 1998. Jack Arthur Whomes and Michael John Steele. Both men were sentenced to life imprisonment by the court, but in 2021 Jack Arthur Whomes was released.