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DAVID EDWARDS

 


Name:

David Edwards

AKA:

 

D.O.B:

1971
Kill Total: 2

Kill date:

30 April 1993

Kill Place:

Luton, Bedfordshire

Status:

 

Occupation:

 
Victim:

Marina Turvey

Charlene Turvey

D.O.B:

 

 


 

Court:

St Albans Crown
Case No:  

Judge:

Mr Justice Schiemann

Prosecution:

 

Defence:

 

 

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Sunday 30th April 1993, Edwards shot dead Mrs. Turvey as she walked along Milton Road in the Farley hill area of Luton. He then snatched their daughter Charlene, whom he had been denied access to. He drove to a nearby wooded area, sat cuddled with the seven month old who would not stop crying. He lay her on the ground and shot her.

 

Wednesday 15th December 1993, At St. Albans crown court he pleased guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility. But denied murder.

 

Thursday 16trh December 1993, Edwards changed his plea to guilty to murdering Marina Turvey having previously admitted manslaughter. His not guilty plea to murdering baby Charlene was accepted by the prosecution. He had already pleaded guilty to her manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility, for which he was jailed for eight years.

 

Friday 17th December 1993, Edwards found guilty, and sentenced to life.

 

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