“I can’t believe I’m from this man” – Raoul Moat girl breaks his perpetual silence


After a lifetime of silence, daughter Raoul Moat spoke of her love sorrow growing up in the shadow of a killer. The first time, 11-year-old Katelaine Fitzpatrick heard her father’s voice, the rest of the country was listening too and were chilled by her as she was, Mirror reports.

It was almost 10 years since the Ditch was on the run, armed and bent over a series of murders.

Within 24 hours, the rampage of the former nightclub bouncer from Newcastle had shot dead three people in the area, killing one and blindly police officer David Rathband.

Broadcast on TELEVISION was a recording of a moat call inducement made to the police, threatening the life officers if they prosecuted him.

He warned that he would only stop when he was dead. Moat finally fired itself, after six hours of stand-off with the police, seven days later.

Petrified, Katelaine listened to the voice of the father who had always refused to accept or even meet her.

Nearly 10 years from Douvage rampage in July 2010, the 21-year-old is bravely giving his first in-depth interview.

Speaking from her home near Newcastle, Katelaine’s emotions still struggling with shame, disgust, abandonment are painfully clear.

She says, “I’m so sorry for the people that he hurts. If I had a chance to meet the victims and their families and say that I am so sorry for my father who did it, and show that I care, I would. ”

Katelaine, who has strawberry moat with blonde hair and blue eyes, adds: “Being from her flesh and blood makes me sick at the same time, it’s hard to believe who I am.

“I can’t believe I come from this man.

“I’m so happy that I didn’t know him, and that I have become the person I am today despite all that I have experienced.”

She was tirelessly bullied at school, taunted for her physical resemblance to her biological father.

However, with the shift in honesty, de Katelaine admits she still, in a sense, yearns for dad, she did not know it.

She writes him a birthday card every year on June 17, poignantly near Father’s Day – then she burns it and releases a floating balloon.

Police on the streets of Rothbury, Northumberland as fugitive Raoul Moat stands in a field surrounded by armed police

Scandal to explain them, she said: “It is not appropriate to pay tribute to him. It’s not for him, but for me, for my peace of mind.

“I make a little speech in my head. One year, it could be, “I hope you are proud of me, despite everything you have done. Other times, I thought, “Why couldn’t you be the right person? Do the right thing? ”

She always seems as heartbreaking as this little girl desperate to hear Daddy’s voice, and accepts her feelings are not likely to cause confusion “love, hate”. Recently, she was playing with a social media app that swaps the gender of people in the photos.

The blinking of her piercing blue eyes, and she admits that the result was horrible.

“I did it and oh my god, I regret so many things,” she said.

“I showed my mom and she almost had a heart attack. I looked like 18-year-old Raoul Moat. ”

Katelaine thought of her mom Caroline, the ex-partner was her father, until a parent told her the truth when she was near seven. Caroline, who had hoped to protect her, was then honest, explaining his real father “had been a good man, but the drugs and things had taken control”.

In fact, Katelaine was to learn that her mom had been attacked by the Ditch after they met in 1996.

Raoul Moat

His volatile nature was amplified by his addiction steroid bodybuilder.

When Caroline told him that she was pregnant with Katelaine, he threatened to kill the unborn child.

Caroline took an injunction and the moat moved on, refusing to meet the girl’s chances. Katelaine and her mom, who has three young children, learned of her rampage from TELEVISION after starting July 3, 2010.

Moat, 37, had been released from Durham Prison on July 1, where he had been detained for assault.

Two days later, he directed, armed with his ex-girlfriend Samantha Stobbart, 22, and his partner, Chris Brown, 29, near Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, shooting the two of them. Brown was killed.

Caroline knew she had to flee.

Raoul Moat
Raoul Moat

Katelaine remembers: “Everything happened really quickly. I was playing outside, Mom shouted and said, “I dreaded this moment, we need to leave the area.” I remember the fear, being very still, thinking about it, Did it really happen? ”

With a police escort, they headed to relatives in the Midlands.

Escape from the police, July 4 Moat PC Rathband shooting, 42, as he sat in his patrol car, leaving him permanently blind. The officer committed suicide two years later.

Katelaine remembers Douves vividly at the end of her life, as the stand-off was broadcast on the news rollout on TV a week later.

“I saw it,” she said, frankly, even though she said she couldn’t recall the emotions she felt at the time. “Everyone immediately looked at me and Mom cried.”

At the end of the summer, she started high school if the timing was terrible.

She remembers: “I was targeted. People would be like ‘You are Raoul Moat,’ daughter. ” She started truanting.

At the end of the Year, Nine years old, when a teacher confronted her, she went after it violently and got expelled from school.

In behavior at school, she went to the next, punching a child.

Katelaine explained: “He came to walk towards me the perforation of the wall and he leaves” Ha, it’s your daddy face “.

“I grabbed him by the skin of the neck and punched him in the face.

“I was so sick to hear it all the time.”

But her new school and her mom gave Katelaine the support she needed.

Despite the suffering, the depression, she is now settled in a happy relationship and hopes to work as a caregiver.

Over the past four years, she has built a friendship with two other moat children, the daughters of another of her abused exes.

She said of Douves: “He made very good people, despite the man he was – it’s probably a good thing he did in his whole life.”


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