Becky Watts trial: ‘More than 40 injuries to her body’
14 October 2015
From the section Bristol
Nathan Matthews and Shauna Hoare (right) are accused of murdering Becky Watts (left)
Teenager Becky Watts, whose dismembered remains were found in a garden shed, received more than 40 separate injuries, a court has been told.
A pathologist described going through a suitcase containing body parts wrapped in layers of carrier bags, cling film, duct tap and thick blue plastic.
The jury was shown computer generated reconstructions of injuries to Becky’s head, arms, legs and torso.
Her stepbrother Nathan Matthews and his girlfriend Shauna Hoare deny murder.
The prosecution alleges the 16-year-old was killed at her Bristol home and her body later dismembered. Body parts were found at an address in Barton Court.
Mr Matthews, 28 has admitted killing Becky, but denies murder. Ms …read more
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