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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Jury hears more forensic evidence in April Jones trial

April Jones went missing from near her home in Machynlleth in October

A jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering Machynlleth schoolgirl April Jones has been hearing evidence from forensic scientists.

Mold Crown Court has heard from Roderick McKenzie Stewart who examined Mark Bridger's landrover shortly after his arrest.

He told the court how he examined the wheel arches, bumpers, and underside of the car. He said his examination found "nothing to indicate intimate contact with a body or another object".

Mold Crown Court has previously heard that the defendant Mark Bridger told police he accidentally ran over April Jones and then put her into his Land Rover.

Mark Bridger, from Machynlleth, denies murder, abduction and intending to pervert the course of justice. The trial continues at Mold Crown Court.

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