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Sebastian Bendou confessed to killing fellow French national Christophe Borgye after an argument. Borgye's body was buried, under a shed, in the garden of the house they shared in Ellesmere Port. Ashley Derricott followed the case at Preston Crown Court.
The detective in charge of the case, DCI Gwyn Dodd says it was an extraordinary case. Sebastian Bendou who admitted killing his housemate was acting under the control of another man Dominic Kocher. Kocher admitted his part in the murder at an earlier hearing.
Christophe Borgye's body was buried under a shed, in the garden of the house he shared with Bendou in Ellesmere Port. Sebastian Bendou has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 14 years.
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A man who killed his friend and housemate has been jailed for life after bludgeoning him to death and burying him in concrete.