Woman found guilty of Bexleyheath murder

Questions are being asked after a woman, who had been detained for the 2005 manslaughter of her own mother, was let free and went on to kill a stranger in the street.

Nicola Edgington was today found guilty of murdering grandmother Sally Hodkin with a knife in Bexleyheath in October 2011 as well as attempting to murder another woman, Kerry Clark.

But hours before the attacks, Edgington had phoned emergency services from a Woolwich hospital and warned them she was dangerous. Ronke Phillips reports.


Bexleyheath stabbings trial

Nicola Edgington has been found guilty of the murder of grandmother Sally Hodkin and the attempted murder of another woman, Kerry Clark in a knife attacks in Bexleyheath in 2011.