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Pair on trial for murder of elderly couple in Mansfield

A man and woman are on trial for the murder of her parents who were found buried in the back garden of their Mansfield home.

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Edwards tells court he believes wife wrote false letters

Christopher Edwards has told the jury at Nottingham Crown Court that his wife told him how, when she was a teenager, she wrote a letter to the former Liverpool boss Bill Shankly and that she received a reply inviting her to meet him at the Cumberland Hotel in London.

An artists impression of Christopher Edwards in court Credit: ITV News Central

He told the court that Susan Edwards also told him she had correspondence with the actor Gerard Depardieu, but that over the last few days he has come to believe the letters she received were actually written by her.

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