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Man found guilty of murder in 'body in suitcase' trial

Gergana Prodanova was murdered by her former partner. Credit: Family

Kostadin Kostov has been found guilty of the murder of Gergana Prodanova.

The jury has convicted Kostov after he stripped Gergana's body, put it in a suitcase and dumped it by the railway line in Exeter.

Exeter Crown Court heard prosecution evidence that Mr Kostov was motivated by jealousy after finding out Ms Prodanova was in love with another man.

CCTV was shown of what the prosecution said was Mr Kostov dragging the suitcase through the city. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Teacher hit in airgun shooting at Exeter school

The shooting happened at St Wilfrid's Prep School in Exeter. Credit: ITV West Country

A teacher has been injured after an air gun was fired outside a school in Exeter.

It happened outside St Wilfrid's Prep School on St David's Hill on Tuesday 16 May. A group of around eight children aged seven to nine were having an afternoon PE lesson in the playground at the time.

The teacher was hit in the chest when a pellet ricocheted off a wall. She was shocked but not badly hurt. She has now returned to teaching.

No children were hurt. The police are investigating what happened.


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