Boscombe 'body parts' murder trial: Jury out

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  • Debbie Ann Pereira, 39, and Benjamin Lee Atkins, 49, are facing trial at Winchester Crown Court following the alleged murder of 49 year-old Simon Shotton
  • Simon Shotton’s remains were found in the Boscombe area last summer
  • Atkins has admitted to charges of perverting the course of justice, and preventing the burial of a corpse, but denies murder
  • Pereira has admitted to a charge of preventing the burial of a corpse but denies murder and perverting the course of justice
  • The trial opened on Thursday, April 11
  • The jury was sent out to begin deliberations on Wednesday, May 15

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