October 17 - Paula goes missing, last seen leaving Tesco Bursledon in her car at 9.40pm October 18 - Paula does not turn up for work at St Mary's Stadium

October 19 - Roger Kearney forwarded two joke emails to Paula, with no personal messages October 20 - Mr Poolton reports Paula missing, Roger Kearney sends Paula a text message and a third joke email

October 21 - Police speak to Kearney at his home for the first time as part of their missing persons investigation

October 22 - Police visit Kearney for a second time

October 24 - Kearney gives a significant witness interview, Daily Echo reports Paula missing October 28 - Paula's body is found at 4pm and later than evening Mr Poolton is arrested on suspicion of her murder

October 29 - Roger Kearney is arrested on suspicion of Paula's murder

October 30 - forensic teams search Paula's home at Course Park Crescent, Titchfield

October 31 - forensic teams search for blood stains in Duncan Road using special technology and trained dogs

November 1 - Investigations turn to Kearney's house in Painswick Close, Sarisbury Green, his Mitsubishi Shogun Sport is seized by police November 4 - Paula's parents appeal for her murderer to come forward

November 5 - fingerprint search of Duncan Road

November 7 - The last picture of Paula alive is released by police, showing her in Tesco at Bursledon on the night she disappeared

November 8 - Police appeal to the public to help find her red Samsung E900 mobile phone

November 14 - Paula's parents speak to the Daily Echo

November 22 - Police appeal to the public to help find Paula's missing possessions, phone, car key and left flip flop

December 11 - Paula's funeral

December 27 - Police release a poster showing the missing items from Paula's car


January 17 - Police release 32 CCTV images of potential witnesses who were at Swanwick railway station on the night Paula disappeared

January 23 - 20 people responded to the CCTV appeal and identified themselves as those in the images

March 19 - The search for Paula's murderer goes nationwide as CCTV images from Swanwick station are released to forces across the country

March 25 - Ricky Poolton is released without charge and speaks exclusively to the Daily Echo

June 2 - Crimewatch appeal which receives 12 calls of interest

June 17 - Police teams spend four days dredging Burridge lake, which is a mile from where Paula was found

June 30 - Kearney is charged with Paula's murder


May 5 - Prosecution opens court trial

June 11 - Kearney found guilty