Matthew Hamlen guilty of murdering Georgina Edmonds

A father who was previously cleared of torturing a grandmother to death for her bank pin number has been found guilty of her murder today in Hampshire’s first ever ‘double jeopardy’ case.

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Code of a killer

The breakthrough in bringing Matthew Hamlen back to court for a 2nd trial, came after forensic scientists found his DNA on the blouse of Georgina Edmonds. We asked expert Dr Eugen Stulz from the University of Southampton - to explain to us exactly what DNA is. His fascinating explanation led him to the nursery rhyme - Mary had a little lamb!

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