Ex-boyfriend guilty of Jayden murder

Jayden Parkinson

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The “controlling” ex-boyfriend of former Colne Primet High School pupil Jayden Parkinson has been found guilty of her murder.

Ben Blakeley, from Reading, strangled the 17-year-old and buried her in his uncle’s grave in Didcot, Oxfordshire, last December.

Oxford Crown Court heard he had a history of violence and threatened to post naked pictures of Jayden online after their relationship ended.

He admitted killing her but denied murder. He will be sentenced later today.

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