SPALDING MURDER TRIAL: Poignant moment in court on what would have been Katie’s 14th birthday
The teenage girl on trial for two murders was today (Monday) described as the driver behind the killings.
Peter Joyce QC , in his closing speech to the jury at Nottingham Crown Court, said the murders of school dinner lady Liz Edwards (49) and her daughter Katie (13) were cold and calculated but would never have happened if the 14-year-old had not encouraged a 14-year-old boy to carry out the killings.
Mr Joyce said the “sheer brutality and utter contempt” the girl had “oozes from every pore” during police interviews when she made a detailed and graphic description of the killings.
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