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Matthews and Hoare 'googled how to hide dead body'

Becky Watts was missing for nearly two weeks before police found her body parts. Credit: ITV News

Becky Watts' alleged killers googled how to hide a dead body the day the teenager was reported missing, a court heard.

The next day her step-brother Nathan Matthews and his girlfriend Shauna bought rubber gloves, sacks and three rolls of clingfilm from Asda, jurors were told.

Prosecutors say a number of other items were also purchased to carry out the "lengthy process of the cutting up and careful packaging" of Becky's body.


Corbyn says Cameron is 'rattled' to make 'personal attacks'

Jeremy Corbyn has hit back after David Cameron attacked the Labour leader during his speech.

Mr Corbyn said Mr Cameron is clearly "rattled" to make the "personal attacks".

The fact that David Cameron used his speech to make personal attacks on Jeremy Corbyn are a sure sign that he is rattled by the re-energisation of the Labour Party.

With cuts to tax credits and a continued failure on housing, his claim that the Conservatives are the party of working people is being exposed.

– A spokesman for Jeremy Corbyn


Couple whose shed used to store body parts named

Karl Demetrius and Jaydene Parsons admitted assisting an offender. Credit: Somerset Police

A couple who stored the body parts of teenager Becky Watts in their garden shed have pleaded guilty to assisting an offender.

Karl Demetrius, 29, and his girlfriend, Jaydene Parsons, 23, admitted at an earlier hearing at Bristol Crown Court to a charge of assisting an offender but they maintain they "did not know or believe" the bags contained Becky's body.

They were named in court for the first time after a judge ruled that their guilty plea could not be reported until the trial of others allegedly involved in Becky's murder began.

Karl Demetrius says he believed it was cannabis but became increasingly suspicious that the contents related to Becky Watts.

Jaydene Parsons says that she only formed the belief that the bags were related to criminal activity during the evening before her arrest.

– Prosecutor William Mousley QC

Police recovered the body parts of 16-year-old Becky from the shed in the garden of the couple's home in Barton Court, Bristol, days after she had been reported missing.

Donovan Demetrius, 29 - Karl's twin brother - and James Ireland, 23, deny assisting an offender.

Former bishop jailed for 32 months for sex crimes

Peter Ball, 83, has been jailed for 32 months. Credit: PA

Former Bishop of Lewes Peter Ball has been jailed for 32 months for a string of sex crimes against young aspiring priests.

The 83-year-old was jailed at the Old Bailey for abusing his power to exploit his victims over 15 years for his own "selfish sexual motive", it was ruled.

At a previous hearing, he admitted misusing his position in authority to "manipulate" 16 men for his own sexual gratification and indecently assaulting two men in their late teens.

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