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The latest from the trial of Gary Stretch and Leslie Layton, who are accused of helping serial killer Joanna Dennehy.

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Jury sent home in ditch deaths trial

The jury has been sent home in the trial of two men accused of helping serial killer Joanna Dennehy.

It means deliberations at Cambridge Crown Court will go into a second day.

Gary Stretch, 47, of Riseholme, Orton Goldhay Peterborough, denies three charges of preventing a lawful burial and two counts of attempted murder.

Leslie Layton, of Bilfield, Orton Goldhay, denies perverting the course of justice and two counts of preventing the lawful burial of two men.

The bodies of Lukasz Slaboszewski, Kevin Lee, and John Chapman were found dumped in ditches in the Fens last year.

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