The mother of a pregnant woman who was killed when she was just days away from giving birth has fought back tears in court. Sarah Blunnie was giving evidence on the first day of the trial of Tony McLernon.
He's accused of killing his ex-partner, Eystna Blunnie, from Harlow, in a "brutal and sustained" attack last year, as well as his unborn child. From Chelmsford Crown Court, Tom Barton sent us this report.
Police have been given more time to question a man arrested in connection with the death of a heavily pregnant woman and her unborn child.
20-year-old Eystna Blunnie was found with head injuries in Harlow in Essex early on Wednesday morning. She died in hospital.