A jeweller and his wife who disposed of evidence to help cover up after their jealous son murdered his girlfriend have been jailed.
A 20-year-old jeweller's son who murdered his girlfriend in Bournemouth simply considered her "a trophy", said the judge who sentenced him.
The parents of Emily Longley have paid tribute to their daughter. They described their traumatic ordeal in court.
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Eilliot Turner is serving a minimum of 16 years for killing 17 year old Emily Longley at his family's home in Bournemouth.
Emily Longley's grandfather has given his reaction to Anita and Leigh Turner's jail sentences.
The pair were each given 27 months for covering up, after their son, Elliott, murdered Emily at their home in Bournemouth.
A wealthy jeweller and his wife who disposed of evidence to help cover up after their jealous son murdered his girlfriend have been jailed for 27 months each.
Elliot Turner was sentenced to sixteen years in May for murdering Emily Longley in his bed after going "absolutely nuts" in a jealous rage.
Today his parents Leigh and Anita were sentenced today at the same court after being found guilty of perverting the course of justice.
They helped to cover up the crime by destroying a confession letter from their son and taking away vital evidence after the killing at their home in Bournemouth, Dorset, in May last year.
Their son was also sentenced to nine months, to run concurrently, for perverting the course of justice.
He killed her in a jealous rage and today Emily Longley's ex-boyfriend was handed a life sentence for her murder.
Elliott Turner will serve at least 16 years in prison. The judge said it was a pre-meditated act and that his lack of remorse was "chilling".
Emily's parents, meanwhile, said justice had finally been done. From Winchester Crown Court, Martin Dowse reports.
Elliot Turner has been jailed for life for the murder of his girlfriend Emily Longley. A judge has today ruled that he must serve a minimum of 16 years. His parents are due to be sentenced for perverting the course of justice at a later date.
The parents of Emily Longley have described their traumatic ordeal in court. Mark and Caroline Longley praised the police and paid tribute to their daughter, a New Zealander who was living in Bournemouth.