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Exclusive: one year on, Jayden's mother says she'll never forgive her daughter's killer

Jayden Parkinson's friends and family lit lanterns in her memory Credit: ITV Meridian

The mother of murdered teenager Jayden Parkinson says she still hasn't come to terms with how her daughter died - and she'll never forgive her killer. Samantha Shrewsbury has spoken exclusively to ITV Meridian - about how her life has been 'frozen in time' and why she doesn't feel justice hasn't been done. It has been a year since 17-year-old Jayden was last seen at Didcot Railway Station. The pregnant teenager's body was found two weeks later - in a graveyard. Last night, our reporter Asana Greenstreet joined Jayden's mother - and friends - at a special memorial to her.


Jayden's mother 'can't thank community enough'

The mother of a teenage girl who was killed by her former boyfriend has paid a special tribute to her daughter on the first anniversary of her death.

17-year-old Jayden Parkinson from Didcot in Oxfordshire was murdered by Ben Blakeley. He is now serving a life sentence.

Last night lanterns were released in Jayden's memory. Her mother Samantha, thanked those who went along:

Lantern release to mark one year since Jayden's death

Jayden Parkinson's body was found buried in a shallow grave in Didcot Credit: ITV Meridian

It's one year to the day Jayden Parkinson was killed by her former boyfriend in Oxfordshire.

The seventeen year old's body was buried in a shallow grave in Didcot. Twenty two year old Ben Blakeley was found guilty of her murder - and is serving a life sentence.

Tonight Jayden's mother will release lanterns in her memory.

26 year-old dismembered father and stored remains in plastic storage boxes

26-year-old Nathan Robinson was found guilty of murdering his father Credit: Dorset Police
Mr Spiller was murdered by his son Credit: Dorset Police

26-year-old Nathan Robinson was found guilty of the murder of William Spiller by a jury at Winchester Crown Court following a full trial.

He had previously pleaded guilty to manslaughter which was rejected by the Crown Prosecution Service.

The court heard that Robinson murdered his 48-year-old father on Thursday 16 May 2013. Police were called to Mr Spiller’s home in Stedman Road on Monday 17 June 2013 after receiving a ‘concern for welfare’ call from his partner.

Mr Spiller’s dismembered remains were discovered packed in plastic storage boxes in his home. Robinson had stolen his father’s mobile phone and £8,000 in cash before travelling to Glasgow, Birmingham and Bristol to visit friends and relatives.

Robinson was arrested at his mother’s home in the Birmingham area on Tuesday 18 June 2013. He admitted killing his father before using a Stanley knife and saw to cut up the body.

The court heard of the lengths Robinson went to in an attempt to evade justice. A Vax carpet cleaner and steamer were found in Mr Spiller’s home and showed evidence of being used to clean up the scene.

In the month before the body was discovered, Robinson also posed as his father by sending texts from the stolen mobile phone to Mr Spiller’s partner and friend.

The jury took one hour and 50 minutes to reach a unanimous verdict of guilty. Robinson will be sentenced at Winchester Crown Court on a date yet to be fixed.

Two in court in connection with nurse's murder

Rui Li's body was found in the boot of a car in May Credit: Dorset Police

A mother and son are due in court charged in connection with the murder of a nurse in Bournemouth.

The body of Rui Li, who was 44, was found in the boot of a car in May. 27-year-old, Jonathan LeGris and his mother 66-year-old, Erosa Smith were charged with conspiracy to murder yesterday. They are due to appear at Bournemouth Magistrates this morning.

Rui Li's husband - 60-year-old Pierre LeGris has been charged with her murder and is awaiting trial.


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Two more charged over Pennie Davis death

Two people have been charged with conspiracy to murder a mother-of-five in the New Forest.

Pennie Davis was stabbed to death as she tended to her horses in the New Forest. Credit: Family handout

Supermarket worker Pennie Davis, 47, was stabbed to death as she tended to her horses near Beaulieu in September.

Benjamin Carr, 22, and Samantha Maclean, 28, both from the New Forest, have been charged with conspiracy to murder and will appear before Southampton Magistrates' Court later.

Justin Robertson, of no fixed address, has already been charged with murdering Ms Davis, while Leanne Doyle, 24, of Beech Crescent, Hythe, was also charged with assisting an offender and perverting the course of justice.

Ms Davis's funeral is due to take place in Southampton later today.

Funeral to be held for Pennie Davis

Pennie Davis was stabbed to death in September Credit: ITV Meridian

The funeral of Pennie Davis is taking place today in Southampton ,

The 47 year-old mum of five was stabbed to death in September - while tending to her horses in a paddock near Beaulieu in the New Forest.

Two people were arrested in connection with the murder this week, and both remain in police custody.

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