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  • "
    GX Saint wrote:
    Benoodles wrote:
    Solomon's Boot wrote:
    Some of you need to ask yourselves whether you're pleased because justice is done, or are you merely pleased because they're rich? A touch of jealousy, I think!
    What has their financial status got to do with it?

    the facts are; A young girl has had her life taken away by what appears to be a selfish, control freak, who's parents tried to cover up his crime.

    The outcome; A life lost and parents who will never see their daughter again!

    You incentitive idiot!
    I was following your argument carefully and then you go and spoil it all by inventing a word. Incentitive?
    apologies for my error, it is of course of no importance, anger just took over grammatical correctness!"
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Wealthy parents of student killer jailed

First published in News

A wealthy jeweller and his wife who disposed of evidence to help cover up after their jealous son murdered his Hampshire student girlfriend have been jailed for 27 months each.

Elliot Turner, 20, was found guilty by a jury at Winchester Crown Court in May of murdering 17-year-old Emily Longley, a Brockenhurst College student, in his bed after going ''absolutely nuts'' in a jealous rage.

Sentencing him, Mrs Justice Dobbs said he had ''bullied, harassed, threatened and assaulted'' Emily to control her as his ''trophy'' girlfriend.

And she told him to put away thoughts of ''champagne, Bentleys and girls'' as she sentenced him to life imprisonment and told him he would serve at least 16 years in jail.

His parents Leigh, 54, and Anita, 51, were sentenced today at the same court after being found guilty of perverting the course of justice.

They helped to cover up the crime by destroying a confession letter from their son and taking away vital evidence after the killing at their home in Bournemouth, in May last year.

Their son was also sentenced to nine months, to run concurrently, for perverting the course of justice.

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