48-Year-Old Woman Arrested In Jayden Parkinson Murder Investigation

Police investigating the death of 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson have arrested a 48-year-old woman this morning (Tuesday) on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

The body of Jayden Parkinson was found in an established grave in the Great Western Cemetery next to All Saints Church in Didcot on 18 December.

Jayden was reported missing on December 03, having last been seen at Didcot railway station.

22-year-old Ben Blakeley, Jayden's ex-boyfriend, has been charged with her murder.

The arrest this morning of the woman is the second on the charge of perverting the course of justice, following the arrest of an unnamed 17-year-old boy.


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16 December 2013
22-Year-Old Charged With Murder Of Missing Teen
Police investigating the disappearance of 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson have charged a 22-year-old man with her murder. Thames Valley Police charged Ben Blakeley, of Christchurch Road, Reading, with murder and perverting the course of justice and is due to appear before Oxford Magistrates' Court later today.
18 December 2013
Graveyard Search Underway In Jayden Parkinson Investigation
A graveyard in Didcot, Oxon, is being searched by officers investigating the disappearance of Jayden Parkinson, following a tip-off. A 22-year-old man has been charged with the murder of 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson, who has been missing since Tuesday 03 December. Police believe that the teenager has been murdered but so far no body has been found.
25 July 2014
Ben Blakeley Gets Life For The Murder Of Jayden Parkinson
The ex-partner of Jayden Parkinson, 17, has been jailed for life. Ben Blakeley strangled the teenager and buried her in his uncle's grave in Oxforshire in December 2013. Jayden was pregnant with his child when she was brutally murdered. Blakeley admitted killing Jayden, however he denied murder. He must serve a minimum of 20 years in prison.
04 March 2014
Jayden Parkinson's Death Caused By Pressure On The Neck
The police confirmed that the cause of Jayden Parkinson's death was "pressure to the neck". The victims ex-boyfriend Ben Blakeley, 22, has been charged with the murder and perverting the course of justice.
19 December 2013
Police Find Body In Jayden Parkinson Search
A body has been found in a disturbed grave by detectives investigating the disappearance of teenager Jayden Parkinson. Following a tip police had begun investigating a grave site at the cemetery of All Saints Church in Didcot. Thames Valley Police have said that a body has been found "in a recently disturbed grave".