It is not known if Shaun Hall received a police caution in relation to perverting the course of justice but following his brothers February 2003 trial and just before Simon Hall was sentenced, Shaun Hall went on to help promote his brothers innocence fraud, alongside his adoptive parents Lynne and Phil Hall, and set up a website.
An April 2003 news article reported under the header Website bid to free murderer claimed that Shaun Hall and his adoptive parents were inviting readers of their website to make donations to ‘keep it running’, it reported;
Hall’s legal team has already announced it will appeal against his conviction and a website has now been launched to help the fight to clear his name
The internet site claimed there had been a miscarriage of justice and added campaigners would clear Hall’s name
It also aims to provide support for family, friends and followers of Hall – who is known as Teddy because of his penchant for designer clothes – and invites donations to keep the website runningBy John Howard for the East Anglian Daily Times article headed Website bid to free murderer dated 6th April 2003
The same article also reported on a statement made by Lynne Hall;
His mother, 54, of Snowcroft, Capel St Mary, said:
“We want him to walk free – that’s where he should be. I can look people in the eye and know my son is innocent. We believe somewhere out there the real killer is walking free, and that frightens us’”By John Howard for the East Anglian Daily Times article headed Website bid to free murderer dated 6th April 2003
It is not known how much money Shaun Hall and his adoptive parents Lynne and Phil Hall made from their website or what they did with any donations.
Shaun Hall however went on to make numerous telling public statements around the end of 2012 and throughout 2013, after news of his brother Simon and Jamie Barker’s burglary became known about by Simon’s then wife Stephanie (Hall).
“Just Remember The Truth Always Comes Out In The End”
A few of the telling public statements made by Shaun Hall read as follows;
..it’s family and it’s personalPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 28th of January 2013
If Simon is sticking to the truth then there shouldn’t be a ‘s***-storm’ surely?Public statement made by Shaun Hall on the 27th of January 2013
just remember the truth always comes out in the endPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 27th of January 2013
You love the attention so now you have the attention from people who actually know what goes on behind closed doorsPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 28th of January 2013
Simon had every chance to confess to his actions on the night of Joan’s death, however he decided to keep quiet. Saying that anyone else should go to the police is ridiculous as they wouldn’t want Simon to get in to further troublePublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 4th of February 2013
He has a history that he shouldn’t be proud of and to be honest, stolen goods from 11 years ago are the least of his worriesPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 4th of February 2013
Hopefully he will be honest with you for a change, sadly this is something Simon finds hard to do most of the timePublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 4th of February 2013
I’m sick and tired of you blaming her for things Simon is responsible forPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 4th of February 2013
One thing to remember blood really is thicker than water and family ties are a lot stronger than you may thinkPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 8th of February 2013
For the record, we have never been interested in what you do, only that Simon is portrayed in a good wayPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 14th of February 2013
All of the above, and many more of Shaun Hall’s public statements, messages, emails and other abusive and toxic behaviours at the time were relayed to Simon Hall by his then wife, and on Friday the 22nd February 2013 Simon Hall’s mask finally came off.
Two days later Simon Hall attempted suicide; in the meantime Shaun Hall continued to expose his brothers lies and guilt to his murder of Joan Albert.
Below are a few more telling statements made by Shaun Hall;
He has done many wrong things in his life, most he will never admit tooPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 12th of April 2013
He is my brother, ask him how many times I covered for him in his life, sorted out his battles for himPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 12th of April 2013
I am Simon’s brother, I know a lot of things that Simon has done and I know when he is backed into a corner, he lies. It’s his nature! Always has beenPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 12th of April 2013
..as for criticising Simon, I can, I am his brother and I have that right. He has done many wrong things in his life, most he will never admit tooPublic statement made by Shaun Hall on the 12th of April 2013
I can say things like this because I know him. He may have changed since being in prison, but I seriously doubt it!Public statement made by Shaun Hall on the 12th of April 2013
Several months after Simon Hall’s suicide attempt, Shaun Hall wrote a letter to his brother Simon.
Shaun Hall’s letter was dated the 7th of June 2013 and excerpts from the letter read;
I have just found out about the events in February which led to you being in Ipswich hospital
I really want to put all the past behind us and move forward for your sake
Sometimes I only see the Simon that everyone else believes is you but I know that is not the real you. You are a the selfish person deep down, you have been a victim from day one where you are and that your situation led you to act in a way out of character
It’s a disgusting situation and should never have happened and I hold my hand up as I have before and admit I am to blame for our situation but I’m sure in the right light both of us would hold our hands up and admit we both have let anger or hurt motivate our actions
I have written to your prison governor to ask that I be notified if anything was to happen to you just as a precaution (sic)Excerpts from Shaun Hall’s letter to his brother Simon Hall dated the 7th June 2013
Simon Hall went on to make allegations that his older brother Shaun Hall had sexually abused him when he was 10 years old.
Simon Hall made a police witness statement from HMP Hollesley Bay detailing his sexual abuse allegations.
Following the exposure of the innocence fraud and his brothers suicide, Shaun Hall who had never spoken out in public (Apart from on Internet forums and social media pages – in the main using pseudonym’s) chose to set up a memorial site for his brother.
The mother of the killer of Paul Gerard ‘PG’ McGilvray chose to leave a message on Shaun Hall’s memorial website.
Carol Toal stated the following;