After a phenomenal summer Peter Reed was given a fitting return to Gloucestershire.
After a civic reception in his honour he was paraded through the streets of Nailsworth in an open-top bus, where fans lined the streets to see the Olympian.
His mother Sue, and fiance Frauke Oltmanns were on board to share in another of Peter's big moments.
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The web designer went on the run a year ago before he was convicted, in his absence, of killing his 24-year-old date Charlotte Brown.
Glorious day with plenty of sunshine in the South West.
Plenty of sunshine with temperatures reaching 12 or 13 degrees in the South.