A man has been found guilty of stabbing a wealthy County Durham woman to death and hiding her body in the boot of a car.
Carole Waugh was from Haswell but moved to London for her career.
A jury at the Old Bailey found Rakesh Bhayani guilty of murder.
Dan Ashby reports.
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