Killer may never be freed for murdering grandmother

Daily Echo: Jamie Boult

3:15pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

THE MAN who bludgeoned a Hampshire grandmother to death in her own bedroom has been told he may never be released.

Delia Hughes murder sentencing - live coverage from courtroom

Daily Echo: Was Delia's killer mentally ill when he battered pensioner to death with lump hammer?

2:37pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

LIVE updates as Jamie Boult, the murderer of Southampton grandmother Delia Hughes is sentenced for her killing.

Killer found guilty of murdering grandmother

Daily Echo: Jamie Boult

12:31pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

THE MAN ACCUSED of murdering a Hampshire great-grandmother has been found guilty.

Murder accused found guilty of armed burglary

Daily Echo:

11:37am Tuesday 2nd July 2013

A MAN accused of murdering a Hampshire grandmother in her home has this morning been found guilty of burgling a home armed with an axe in the days before the killing.

Family of Delia Hughes will never forget horrifying moment she was found dead

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

1:35pm Tuesday 2nd July 2013

THE daughter and son-in-law of Delia Hughes have told how they will never be able to forget the horrifying moment they found the 85-year-old battered and bleeding on her bedroom floor and were told she was dead.

Great-grandmother's skull broken into pieces by attack which killed her

Daily Echo:

6:10pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

A GREAT grandmother killed in her home by a stranger who walked in off the street had been hit so hard with a lump hammer that part of her skull was broken into small pieces, a court heard.

Killer 'waited in bedroom' for victim

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

6:29pm Monday 24th June 2013

HE went out to kill, and picked an 85-year-old grandmother simply because her patio door was open. That was the chilling tale told to a jury about how alleged murderer Jamie Boult ended up raining blows on to the pensioner’s head after walking into her home off the street.

Live Delia Hughes Murder trial - live coverage

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

10:55am Monday 24th June 2013

A MAN accused of murdering a Hampshire grandmother by bludgeoning her to death with a hammer at her waterfront home has gone on trial today. Click here for live updates form inside the court.

Man denies murdering pensioner

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

11:49am Monday 17th December 2012

A MAN has appeared in court this morning to deny murdering Hampshire pensioner Delia Hughes.

Murder accused in crown court

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

11:33am Thursday 20th September 2012

A Southampton man accused of murdering Delia Hughes made his first appearance at Winchester Crown Court today.

Court appearance for murder accused

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

10:35am Tuesday 18th September 2012

A man accused of the murder of Southampton great grandmother Delia Hughes has appeared in court for the first time.

Man charged with Delia murder

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

5:50pm Monday 17th September 2012

A MAN has been charged with the murder of Hampshire grandmother Delia Hughes.

Police quiz community in Delia murder inquiry

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

5:00pm Monday 10th September 2012

MURDER squad detectives say they have had a good response from residents after turning their attention on a city community in their hunt for clues about the killing of pensioner Delia Hughes.

Fresh clues in Delia murder hunt

Daily Echo: Delia Hughes

6:00am Saturday 8th September 2012

Detectives are today turning their focus to a cluster of around 50 homes and several blocks of flats in the area to try to find a man they believe could hold vital information that could finally unravel the mystery surrounding the murder of Delia Hughes.

Divers find ‘items of interest’ in murder inquiry

Daily Echo: Search teams in the pond at Ocean Village.

11:11am Wednesday 5th September 2012

A NUMBER of items have been recovered by specialist officers searching ponds as part of a murder probe.

Fresh CCTV image in Southampton pensioner murder case

Daily Echo: Fresh CCTV image in Southampton pensioner murder case

5:24pm Friday 31st August 2012

A FRESH CCTV picture has been released by detectives of a man they urgently need to speak to as part of their investigation into the murder of Southampton pensioner Delia Hughes.

Police search for murder weapon

Daily Echo: Search teams in the pond at Ocean Village.

9:30am Friday 31st August 2012

Specialist search teams were this morning delving through large ponds looking for a possible murder weapon used to kill grandmother Delia Hughes.

Murder police search for man in CCTV images

Daily Echo: CCTV of the man police wish to trace

4:37pm Wednesday 29th August 2012

DETECTIVES investigating the murder of a Hampshire great-grandmother have released CCTV images of a man they wish to identify.

Residents quiz detectives over murdered pensioner Delia Hughes

8:45pm Tuesday 28th August 2012

MORE than 150 concerned residents packed out a meeting this evening to hear from detectives leading the hunt for the murderer of a Southampton pensioner.

Murder hunt police focus search on marina

Daily Echo: Murder probe police call in Cracker-style crime profilers

10:48am Monday 27th August 2012

Polie hunting the killer of Southampton great granmother Delia Hughes have centred their search on the marina where she lived.

Police hope sailors can help murder investigation

Daily Echo: Ocean Village, Southampton

5:30am Saturday 25th August 2012

POLICE are today hoping the sailing community can provide a major breakthrough in their investigation into the brutal murder of a Southampton pensioner.

Divers searching marina for murder clues

12:24pm Friday 24th August 2012

DIVERS have this morning searched the water around the home of murder victim Delia Hughes.

Witness appeal by murder police

Daily Echo: Forensic officers in Atlantic Close

5:05pm Thursday 23rd August 2012

POLICE investigating the murder of a pensioner in her Southampton flat are appealing for three people to come forward and help with their enquiries.

Couple quizzed in murder investigation

Daily Echo: Tim Tritta

11:17am Tuesday 21st August 2012

THIS is the couple detectives are questioning on suspicion of murdering pensioner Delia Hughes, the Daily Echo can reveal.

Family's tribute to murdered grandmother

Daily Echo: wdelia hughes.jpg

11:27am Tuesday 21st August 2012

THE family of a murdered Southampton pensioner have paid tribute their “devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.”

Pensioner killed by several blows to the head

Daily Echo: Forensic officers in Atlantic Close

5:40am Tuesday 21st August 2012

AN ELDERLY woman was killed after several blows to the head, Hampshire Police have revealed.

Murder victim named by police

Daily Echo: Forensic officers in Atlantic Close

3:40pm Monday 20th August 2012

THE pensioner found murdered in her Southampton flat has been named by police.

Woman arrested in murder investigation

1:39pm Monday 20th August 2012

A 29-year-old local woman has been arrested this morning on suspicion of murder and is currently in police custody where she is being questioned by detectives.

Pensioner killed by blow to the head

Daily Echo: Forensics officers in Ocean Village yesterday.

7:25am Monday 20th August 2012

A pensioner murdered in her Southampton waterfront home was killed by a blow to the head, it has been revealed.

Murder hunt after pensioner found dead

11:46am Sunday 19th August 2012

Detectives have this morning launched a murder enquiry following the discovery of a woman's body in Southampton.



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