Murder accused 'faked letters from Gerard Depardieu'

A woman accused of murdering her parents and pretending for 15 years that they were still alive faked a decade-long "pen pal" relationship with French actor Gerard Depardieu, her co-accused husband has told a court

File photo of Gerard Depardieu.
The court heard Susan Edwards faked a decade-long writing relationship with actor Gerard Depardieu. Credit: Alban Wyters/ABACAPRESS.COM

Christopher Edwards claimed he only found out during their trial at Nottingham Crown Court that dozens, if not hundreds, of letters from the movie star were fabricated by his wife Susan.

Both Christopher and Susan Edwards deny murder.

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Woman tells jury she 'lost it' and then shot her mother

A woman accused of burying her parents in their garden after murdering them told a jury of the moment she "lost it" and shot her mother. Susan Edwards and her husband Christopher both deny murder.