Jurors consider verdict in Emily Longley murder trial

Daily Echo: Emily Longley and Elliot Turner Emily Longley and Elliot Turner

JURORS in the case of a man accused of murdering a Hampshire student will today return to consider their verdict.

Elliot Turner, 20, above left, is accused of strangling 17-year-old aspiring model Emily Longley, above right, in the bedroom of his house in Bournemouth, while in a jealous rage.

The jury at Winchester Crown Court are also deliberating whether Turner’s parents, Leigh, 54, and Anita, 51, are guilty of perverting the course of justice by helping their son cover up the crime by destroying a confession letter.

Turner pleaded guilty during the course of the trial to a charge of perverting the course of justice.

The four-week trial has heard Turner killed Brockenhurst College student Emily in his bed after going “nuts” following a month of anger and upset over his suspicions she was “twisting his heart” by seeing other men.


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