EMILY Longley’s boyfriend suggested different ways he could kill her just days before she died, a court heard yesterday.

Prosecution witness Tom Crowe, 18, told jurors at Winchester Crown Court how his friend Elliot Turner also “joked” about having killed Emily by clubbing her around the head with a hammer.

Mr Crowe told the court jealous Turner had been “wound up” about Emily seeing other men and had said: “Oh yeah, she’s pushed me this time. How should I do it Tom, how should I kill Emily?”

Turner suggested several ways he could kill Emily including drowning her in the bath, setting her on fire with petrol and a drug overdose, Mr Crowe said.

He described how Turner had asked: “Shall I strangle her?” before the pair acted out strangling each other.

Mr Crowe said Turner was angry Emily had cheated on him and had arranged to meet another boy in Klute in Bournemouth on May 5, 2011 – two days before she died. He told the court how Turner had smuggled a mallet into a nightclub, threatening to beat Louis Pow, who Emily was with, to death.

But when he emerged, Turner told Mr Crowe he had killed Emily.

“He said he’d killed Emily. He said he used the hammer/mallet to club her around the head six or seven times.”

Mr Crowe told jurors how he had believed Turner but his friend had later said he was “joking”.

Mr Crowe said in the early hours of May 7, Turner had discovered messages on Emily’s phone.

He told the court: “He asked me to kill Emily.”

Cross examining Mr Crowe, Anthony Donne QC said: “If you had really thought that your friend Elliot Turner was going to kill or even harm Emily Longley that night you would have done something about it, wouldn’t you?”

Mr Crowe replied: “I guess yeah.”

He said he hadn’t called for help because he felt “intimidated” by Turner.

It was put to a tearful Mr Crowe that the conversation about how to kill Emily was a “fantasy” but he replied: “No, it is not.”

Elliot Turner, 20, of Queenswood Avenue, Bournemouth, is accused of murdering 17-year-old Emily Longley on May 7, 2011.

He is also accused, with his parents Leigh Turner, 54, and Anita Turner, 51, of perverting the course of justice. All three deny the charges.

The trial continues.