SPALDING MURDER TRIAL UPDATE: Judge praises police after girl (15) found guilty
A 15-year-old Spalding girl has been found guilty of murdering a mother and daughter who were stabbed through the throat and smothered as they slept.
The teenager, who cannot be named because of her age, had claimed that mental illness diminished her responsibility for the killings of dinner lady Elizabeth Edwards and 13-year-old Katie Edwards.
A five-day trial at Nottingham Crown Court was told that the schoolgirl and her boyfriend planned the killings and carried them out “to the letter” when they were both aged 14.
The teenagers - thought to be Britain’s youngest ever couple to be... read more