New search in Becky Godden murder investigation

The former home of Christopher Halliwell has been searched in Swindon as part of the investigation into the murder of Becky Godden-Edwards. Her body was found in a field near Eastleach in Gloucestershire in March 2011

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Inquest verdict on Rebecca Godden

Det Sgt Peter Ritson says there was no evidence of a cause of death.

He said the field where Becky's remains were found was a hard soil. She was buried in only 8 inches of soil.

The Oxfordshire coroner Darren Salter recorded a narrative verdict.

On the available evidence its very likely that her death was unnatural and violent. At an unknown location at the end of 2002 or early 2003. “

– Oxfordshire Coroner Darren Salter

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