April Jones murder trial

Mark Bridger has been jailed for life for the abduction and murder of five-year-old April Jones from Machynlleth. The 47-year-old was also found guilty of perverting the course of justice. The judge said he will never be released from prison.

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Friend says April Jones got into van willingly

The seven-year-old girl told police she saw a man getting out of a van, and he looked as though he was waiting for somebody.

"I don't think it would be April he was waiting for", she said.

"She got in the car, the man didn't put her in the car, but she did. She wasn't crying and she was happy. She got in the back of the van and it just drove off", she said, in an interview the day after April went missing.

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