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Halliwell gets life for Sian murder

Taxi driver Christopher Halliwell, 48, has been sentenced to life imprisonment after pleading guilty at Bristol Crown Court to murdering nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan. She disappeared after a night out in Swindon in March last year.

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Sian O'Callaghan murder - the police investigation

Sian O'Callaghan disappeared after a night out with friends in Swindon last year Credit: PA

Christopher Halliwell, a 48-year-old taxi driver from Swindon, has been jailed for life after pleading guilty to murdering 22-year-old Sian O'Callaghan. The young woman disappeared after a night out with friends on March 19, 2011. Her body was found in Uffington on March 24, 2011.

ITV West Country reporter Robert Murphy has been following the case. Click on this link to see his report on the police investigation into the murder of Sian O'Callaghan.

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