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Mark Bridger jailed for life for the murder of April Jones

Mark Bridger, who abducted and murdered five-year-old April Jones before disposing of her remains, has been given a whole life sentence at Mold Crown Court today.

Mark Bridger has been found guilty of the abduction and murder of April Jones and intending to pervert the course of justice. Credit: Police Handout

Earlier, a jury sitting at Mold Crown Court found Bridger unanimously guilty of abducting and murdering the five-year-old and intending to pervert the course of justice by unlawfully disposing, destroying or concealing her body.