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John Darwin Canoe Death?, What Happened To John Darwin And His Wife? #John #Darwin #Canoe #Death #Happened #John #Darwin #Wife Welcome to TmZ Blog, here is the new story we have for you today:
This is a bizarre true story that shocked the nation. After racking up £700,000 in debt and teetering on the brink of bankruptcy, former teacher and prison officer John Darwin has decided to fake his death in a North Sea canoeing accident.
He asked his wife Anne to consolidate the lie and demanded £250,000 of life insurance. Then for years John lived secretly in a dormitory near the couple’s home near Hartlepool – visiting his wife through a door connecting the two old properties.
Five years later, the couple decided to start a new life in Panama. But as it turned out he couldn’t live or work there if his identity wasn’t confirmed by British authorities, he decided to show up at the Metropolitan Police, feigning amnesia, in the hope of returning to his normal life.
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However, police have already cast doubt on Annie’s trip to Panama. Their ruse was finally confirmed when a photo was found online showing the smiling couple posing at a Panama real estate company. The couple were arrested and convicted of fraud – each serving a six-year sentence.
Their story is now being retold in ITV’s new series The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe. If you want to know what happened to the couple after their incarceration, read on…
What happened to John Darwin?
John was released from prison in January 2011 – Anne was released two months later. Before her release, Anne decided to break up with him, and they later divorced.