Security tight for jurors on site visits
JURORS sitting in the Steve Wright trial have today been told they will visit the sites where the bodies of five sex workers were dumped.The site visits will also include red light district of Ipswich and the home of the man accused of their killings.
JURORS sitting in the Steve Wright trial have today been told they will visit the sites where the bodies of five sex workers were dumped.
The site visits will also include red light district of Ipswich and the home of the man accused of their killings.
Today a police helicopter could be seen hovering over Ipswich as a security sweep was carried out over the sites due to be visited.
They were given an itinerary detailing how they will visit 79 London Road before being driven along London Road into Handford Road then West End Road, Princes Street, Portman Road and Sir Alf Ramsey Way.
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It was then expected they would travel down London Road toward Copdock past the Sainsbury's petrol station where a camera picked up an image of a female believed to be Tania Nicol on the night of her disappearance and then on to the spot on London Road where there are automatic number plate recognition cameras.
They are then expected to travel along the A1071 toward Hintlesham as far as the bridge over Belstead Brook for inspecting the section of Hintlesham Fisheries where Gemma Adams' body was found.
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After inspecting the site at Hintlesham they are then expected to visit Copdock Mill where Tania Nicol's body was found two miles downstream from that of Miss Adams.
They will then take a break for lunch before travelling as a group to Nacton near Amberfield School where Anneli Alderton's body was found.
After inspecting the woodland area around the school they will move on to the old A45 Levington Road where the bodies of Annette Nicholls and Paula Clennell were discovered.
They will then be brought back to Ipswich Crown Court via Ransomes Europark and the A14.