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Taxi driver admits Sian's murder

Christopher Halliwell. Photo: Wiltshire Police

A taxi driver from Swindon has admitted that he murdered nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan.

Father-of-three Christopher Halliwell, 48, of Ashbury Avenue, pleaded guilty to the charge during a hearing at Bristol Crown Court.

Sian O'Callaghan. Credit: Facebook

Miss O'Callaghan, 22, disappeared after leaving Swindon's Suju nightclub in the early hours of March 19th last year after a night out with friends.

Sian disappeared after leaving the Suju club in Swindon. Credit: Tim Ireland / PA Archive

Hundreds of volunteers turned out at Savernake Forest to help in the search for her but police found her body in Uffington, Oxfordshire, on March 24 after being taken there by Halliwell.

Hundreds of people helped search for Sian in Savernake Forest. Credit: Tim Ireland / PA Archive

Miss O'Callaghan left the nightclub at 2.53am for the short walk to the home she shared with boyfriend Kevin Reape.

Shortly after she walked past the Goddard Arms on the High Street in the Old Town area, she fell into Halliwell's clutches by getting into his taxi.

Police at the scene near Uffington Hill, Oxfordshire where the body of Sian O'Callaghan was found. Credit: Tim Ireland / PA Archive

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