Family say final farewell to Annette

FAMILY and friends of Annette Nicholls were due to gather today for her funeral.The 29-year-old will be the first of the five women killed in November and December last year, to be buried.

FAMILY and friends of Annette Nicholls were due to gather today for her funeral.

The 29-year-old will be the first of the five women killed in November and December last year, to be buried.

Miss Nicholl's funeral service was due to be held at the Old Cemetery Chapel followed by burial in the Millennium Cemetery.

Her body was found on the old Felixstowe Road near Levington near to where another sex worker Paula Clennell, 24, was discovered.

Both women were found within an hour of each other on December 12.

Twenty four-year-old Anneli Alderton's corpse was found less than half a mile away two days earlier.

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The naked corpses of two other sex workers, Tania Nicol, 19, and Gemma Adams, 25, were discovered earlier in the month.

Miss Adams was found in a brook near Hintlesham on December 2, while Miss Nicol was found further down the same stream at Copdock.

Steve Wright, 48, of London Road, Ipswich, has been charged with murdering all five women. His next court appearance will be at Ipswich Crown Court on May 1.

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