Paul Taylor, was described as a "sexual predator", has been found guilty at Chelmsford Crown Court of the 1979 murder of Sally McGrath, 22, from Peterborough, and five attacks on other women.
Paul Taylor, 60, from Fareham, Hampshire has been found guilty of the murder of Sally McGrath.
The 22-year-old's body was was found in woodland near Peterborough in March 1980. Former soldier and builder Taylor, who is now 60, from Fareham in Hampshire had denied murder.
A man accused of murdering a woman 30 years ago and raping three others will not give evidence in court.
Sally McGrath, 22, was found naked in a shallow grave in woodland near Peterborough in March 1980.
Former soldier and builder Paul Taylor, 60, is standing trial at Chelmsford Crown Court. Jurors have heard he and his wife have declined to give evidence.
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A man goes on trial today accused of murdering a woman from Peterborough more than 30 years ago
The body of Sally McGrath, 22, was found in woodland in March 1980 - a year after she vanished. Paul Taylor, who's 59 and from Fareham in Hampshire, denies murder.
The trial's being heard at Chelmsford Crown Court.