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Women guilty of murder

Barry Reeve
Barry Reeve Credit: Norfolk Police

Two lovers have been convicted of murder after torturing and killing a pensioner and then returning to the scene of the crime to empty his freezer.

Retired bus conductor Barry Reeve, 67, was found brutally murdered in his home in Norwich, Norfolk, in February last year.

Kelly Barnes
Kelly Barnes Credit: Norfolk Police

Drug addicts Kelly Barnes, 32, and Jodie Barnes, 31, of Bixley Close, Norwich, who were in a civil partnership, had both denied murder, blaming one another for the killing.

Jodie Barnes
Jodie Barnes Credit: Norfolk Police

A jury of eight women and four men found them guilty after five hours of deliberation

Norwich murder: Pair remanded in custody

Barry Reeve
67-year-old Barry Reeve was found dead at his home on Corton Road, Norwich Credit: ITV Anglia

Two women accused of murdering a former Norwich bus conductor will appear in court again in May.

Barry Reeve, who was 67, was found dead in his home on Corton Road in the city last month. Jodie and Kelly Barnes, both in their early 30s and from Bixley Close in Norwich, have been remanded in custody.

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