Jurors Visit Multiple Murder Accused's House

As the trial continues of the man accused of killing five Suffolk women, the jurors have today examined the house where he lives, as well as other locations relevant to the case.

The bodies of the women - who were working as prostitutes - were found in isolated spots near Ipswich, within the space of 10 days in 2006.

The juror's first stop was the London Road home of 49-year-old Steve Wright who denies murdering the women and is now on trial at Ipswich Crown Court.

The jury of nine men and three women examined the flat in a terraced house in Ipswich's red light district where Mr Wright lived before his arrest.

The jurors were being accompanied by Peter Wright, the prosecution barrister, and Timothy Langdale QC, who is representing Wright.

The sites where the women's bodies were found are also being inspected.

During the prosecution case opening last week, the court heard how Tania Nicol, 19, Gemma Adams, 25, Anneli Alderton, 24, Paula Clennell, 24, and 29-year-old Annette Nicholls went missing during six weeks from October to December 2006.

Miss Adams' naked body was the first to be found, on 2 December, in a brook in Hintlesham, followed six days later by the discovery of Miss Nicol's body downstream in the same brook at Copdock.

Miss Alderton's body was found in woodland near Nacton on 10 December.

The bodies of the other two women were found at Levington two days later.

The jury was also told the geography of the red light district of Ipswich, where the women had been working before their deaths.


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