Couple accused of returning to murder scene

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Kelly Louise Barnes and Jodie Barnes are accused of murder

Two women accused of torturing and killing a pensioner in Norwich took a taxi back to the scene of the crime to steal valuables and empty his freezer, a court has heard.

Kelly Louise Barnes, 32, and Jodie Barnes, 31, are accused of targeting retired bus conductor Barry Reeve, believing he had large sums of cash.

Mr Reeve, 67, remained alive for up to 48 hours after being punched, stamped, and cut with a knife in an alleged attempt to force him to disclose his Pin.

The women, who are in a civil partnership, deny murdering him, at Norwich Crown Court.

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Bus conductor murder trial

Two women tortured a pensioner and then left him to die, a court has heard. Kelly Louise Barnes, 32, and Jodie Barnes, 31, are accused of targeting retired bus conductor Barry Reeve, believing he had a secret stash of money. They deny murder.