Winchester Crown Court today heard a statement from the mother-of-five's husband, Peter Davis. In it, he described the moment he found Pennie's body in a field in the New Forest last September.
With the general election less than two months away - a "registration roadshow" is heading to Southampton where - in one ward - the electoral roll has shrunk by 27%.
In Fareham more than 7000 possible voters have disappeared.
In Brighton and Hove, there is a crisis looming in voter participation as some 12,500 people have fallen off the roll, with numbers particularly high among the city's large student population.
In one campus, only 377 would-be voters have registered in 2015, down from the 3,500 registered last year.
On Thursday March 5 the bus will head to Southampton, targeting the Bargate ward where the electoral roll has shrunk by 27 per cent with some 4,000 people dropping from the register.
Meanwhile, in Fareham over 7,000 possible voters have disappeared. In the Swaythling ward, some 1,648 voters - almost 17 per cent of those eligible to vote - are now missing.
A249 Sheppey Way Southbound is closed due to an accident between B2231 Lower Road / Sheppey Way (Leysdown Turn Off) and Old Ferry Road (Lower Halstow Turn Off). Diversion is via the Old Sheppey Crossing.
A teenager is due in court charged in connection with an attack on two girls in Bracknell.
The fifteen year olds were found at a property on Carnation Drive on Sunday with stabbing wounds.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with two counts of wounding with intent.
A new pre-school is opening in Aylesbury later - catering primarily for two year olds.
It's part of Buckinghamshire County's Council's strategy to provide free early education to the region's most disadvantaged youngsters.
The school is based in a new building on the site of the old Quarrendon school.
The opening comes as schools and nurseries across the UK are being encouraged to open their doors to children as young as two and extend their nurseries' opening hours as part of the government's latest attempt to increase access to childcare.
One lane closed due to multi-vehicle accident on M20 coastbound between M25 / A20 (Swanley Interchange) and J2 A20 / A227 (Wrotham Brands Hatch Circuit).
Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglar broke into a vulnerable pensioner's home as she slept.
The 81-year-old was woken by the sound of her doorbell in Boundary Road, Crawley, at about 11.30am on Saturday 7 February.
The victim, who was in bed, then watched as a man entered her bedroom and began searching through her cupboards.
He took a gold and pearl necklace but then left.
Police have prepared an efit of a suspect.
He is described as white, 25 to 30 and plump or stocky. He had thick bushy eyebrows, a swarthy complexion, stubble on his chin and dark eyes.
He was wearing dark clothing.
Sussex Police launched Operation Magpie to tackle burglary across the county.