Jury told Mark Bridger 'panicked' after knocking April over

The man accused of murdering April Jones told police he could not remember what he did with her body after knocking her down.

A jury at Mold Crown Court has heard details of Mark Bridger's police interviews.

He told police he accidentally ran over April Jones and put her in his car. He says he cannot remember where he put her because he was suffering memory loss caused by alcohol and panic.

He told police he had tried to revive the five-year-old.

The jury heard how Mark Bridger said he spent the night driving around Machynlleth, and that he continued drinking, but he can remember nothing else.

Mark Bridger denies murder, abduction and intending to pervert the course of justice. The trial continues.

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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.