James Bulger's mum issues desperate plea as her son's killer Jon Venables makes bid for freedom TOMORROW | The Sun

JAMES Bulger's mum has begged the parole board not to let her son's "monster" killer leave jail as he mounts a bid for freedom.

Jon Venables is being given the chance to appeal at a behind-closed-doors hearing tomorrow.

James' mum Denise Fergus, 54, has now told how she would "crumble" if the killer was allowed back on the streets as she branded the appeal her "D-day".

Addressing the board directly, she told the Mirror: "Look into my eyes and see what I’ve had to deal with for 30 years – three decades of hell. Keep people safe from this monster, because that is what he is, and don’t give him what he wants.

“If he goes on to commit more crimes after you release him, it will be on your shoulders. So, I’m just asking you to do the right thing.”

Venables and pal Robert Thompson shocked the nation in 1993 when, aged just ten, they abducted and mutilated little James in Bootle, Merseyside.

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They took James to a railway line and tortured, beat and sexually assaulted him.

In November that year, the pair were found guilty of abducting and murdering James – making them the youngest convicted murderers in Britain for 250 years.

Despite huge opposition, both were released under strict conditions in 2001 and given new identities at a cost of millions to the taxpayer.

Thompson has not re-offended since being released on licence when he was 18 years old.

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But Venables has been recalled to jail twice since he was first released in 2001 for possessing indecent images of children.

Despite his sick crimes, he could be released in just days if the panel find he is no longer a danger to the public.

In a further blow, James' family will not be attend the hearing after judges ruled it should be held in private.

Denise said: "He seems to have the upper hand. He gets protected. He gets a new identity. He gets a private hearing.

"Sometimes it feels like we are the criminals, not him, which is ridiculous."

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