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.

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Pathologist gives evidence in bus conductor murder trial

The trial's resumed of two women accused of killing a retired bus conductor.

Home Office Dr Pathologist Dr Nat Carey has been giving evidence about the death of 67-year-old Barry Reeve.

He carried out the post mortem, the day after Mr Reeve was found dead at his bungalow in Norwich in February last year.

Dr Carey told the jury at Norwich Crown Court about the injuries he discovered. He believed cuts to the face were probably caused by a sharp knife.

Kelly and Jodie Barnes - who were in a civil partnership - have denied murdering Mr Reeve.

The prosecution allege they tortured Mr Reeve to get him to reveal his bank PIN number. It's claimed they needed money to fund their drink and drugs habit.

The trial continues.

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