A court has heard a woman was refused a lift by two police officers, hours before she was found dead.
The body of 28 year old Caroline Coyne was found in an alleyway in Nottingham last July.
24 year old Carl Powell denies her murder.
A murderer who prowled the streets of Nottingham at night looking for lone women, has been jailed for life at Nottingham Crown Court.
The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering a mother-of-two has retired to consider it's verdict.
The man accused of murdering mother-of-two Caroline Coyne also sexually assaulted a different woman a month later, a court has heard.