October 1966, Last seen alive in the six Bells pub,
she had only been in Beenham 2 days, after taking a job
as a nanny in the town.
Sunday 30th October
body was discovered in a ditch beside a farmer's barn.
Burgess murdered 9 year old girls, Jeanette Wigmore &
convicted of double murder, sentenced to life.
carrying out cold case reviews, using new advanced DNA
techniques matched samples from the original crime
scene, implicating Burgess in the murder of Yolande
Waddington some 46 year previously.
Monday 18th June 2011,
trial opens at Reading crown court, David Burgess
charged with the murder of Yolande Waddington in October
He denies murder, but early
prosecution evidence confirms he twice confessed to the
murder while in prison for the murder of the two 9 year
old girls. He apparently confessed to 3 prison guards in
1968 while in Durham prison.
Friday 20th July 2012,
Burgess, now aged 65, found guilty of murder by a
majority verdict of 11 to 1.
Monday 23rd July 2012,
at Reading Crown court Burgess is given a life sentence
with a minimum term of 27 years.
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