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Kayleigh Haywood: Jury resume deliberations

The jury in the trial of two men accused of falsely imprisoning a 15 year old girl from Leicestershire have resumed their deliberations.

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Yesterday the jury at Nottingham crown court unanimously found Stephen Beadman guilty of the charge. Beadman had already pleaded guilty to raping and killing Kayleigh from Measham in Leicestershire last November.

The jury has yet to reach a verdict on Luke Harlow. He denies a charge of false imprisonment. The trial continues.

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Kayleigh Haywood: One of the men found guilty of false imprisonment

Kayleigh Haywood Credit: Family handout

One of the men accused of falsely imprisoning a 15-year-old girl from Leicestershire, Stephen Beadman, has been found guilty of false imprisonment.

Kayleigh Haywood's half-naked body was found in a field near Ibstock last November.

Stephen Beadman had already pleaded guilty to raping and murdering Kayleigh. Luke Harlow has admitted grooming and two counts of sexual activity with the teenager. The jury are still considering the verdict for Luke Harlow.

Harlow denies a charge of false imprisonment. The jury been sent home for the day and will be back at Nottingham Crown Court tomorrow.

Kayleigh Haywood trial: Jury retires to consider verdict

Kayleigh Haywood Credit: Family Handout

The jury in the trial of two men accused of falsely imprisoning a 15-year-old girl from Leicestershire, has retired to consider its verdict.

Kayleigh Haywood's half-naked body was found in a field near Ibstock last November.

Stephen Beadman has already pleaded guilty to raping and murdering Kayleigh. Luke Harlow has admitted grooming and two counts of sexual activity with the teenager.

Both men, who have been on trial at Nottingham crown court, deny a charge of false imprisonment.

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National Armed Forces day events take place across the Midlands

There have been events across the Midlands to mark Armed Forces Day - when people have the chance to acknowledge the service of past, current and future members of the military.

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There was a parade and church service in Leicester where the role of the military now that we have voted to leave the EU came under scrutiny.

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BREAKING: Jamie Vardy to stay at Leicester City

Jamie Vardy will be staying at Leicester City. His contract has been extended for another four years.

Jamie Vardy Credit: PA

The club has released this statement, ending weeks of speculation that the striker might move to Arsenal:

"Leicester City have today (Thursday) agreed with the representatives of Jamie Vardy to extend the England international’s contract with the Premier League champions for a further four years.

Both parties hope that this announcement will end recent speculation regarding Jamie’s future and confirm his long term commitment to Leicester City Football Club.

Jamie will continue to focus all of his efforts on trying to achieve success with the England team at the European Championships in France.

There will be no further comment from either the Club or the player on this matter until the conclusion of the tournament."

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