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Elliot Turner found guilty of murdering Emily Longley
6:30am Tuesday 22nd May 2012 in New Forest
A VIOLENT and obsessed boyfriend was found guilty today of murdering his Hampshire student girlfriend in a jealous rage.
Wealthy jeweller's son Elliot Turner, 20, strangled 17-year-old Brockenhurst College student Emily Longley in his bed after going ''absolutely nuts'' in a culmination of a month of anger and upset over his suspicions she was ''twisting his heart'' by seeing other men.
Turner's parents Leigh, 54, and Anita, 51, who helped cover up the crime, were convicted by a majority of 10-2 of perverting the course of justice.
The panel was told the court would accept majority verdicts on the charges against the couple of perverting the course of justice - a charge that Elliot Turner had admitted during the four-week trial at Winchester Crown Court.
Turner was well known in the local bar and club scene in the Bournemouth and Poole areas and was part of a gang of rich young men called The Firm.
Called by his friends All-Talk Turner because of his boasting, he met Emily in December 2010. The pair enjoyed the high-life around the resort, partying late into the night and drinking £180 bottles of Grey Goose vodka, often with other members of The Firm.
But Turner, who had a history of obsession with women, soon showed signs of jealousy and the short volatile relationship quickly descended into violent arguments with Turner threatening to kill his girlfriend on an almost daily basis.
The case was adjourned until today when Turner will be told the minmum term he will serve of his life sentence.