Man on trial for 1986 murders of Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway

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Russell Bishop appears at Old Bailey 30 years after he was acquitted of Brighton killings

A paedophile who was acquitted of killing two nine-year-old girls more than three decades ago is on trial again due to scientific advances in forensics and evidence from the 1987 court case, the Old Bailey has been told.

The court heard that Russell Bishop sexually assaulted and strangled Nicola Fellows and Karen Hadaway to death on 9 October 1986 in woods near where they lived in Brighton. The girls’ families, including Karen’s mother, Michelle Hadaway, were in court for the start of the trial.

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