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00:01:47time you need support please contact your local cross the center for suggested phone numbers for confidential support place say the show notes for this episode on europe bar on our website Krystal is a vibrant lawfully city in england southwest situated one hundred sixty nine kilometers west of london
00:02:11Blending rich maritime history with a modern dynamic culture the city hosts a range of restaurants museums art galleries festivals and shopping district's earning bristol a reputation as one of the most cosmopolitan british cities outside of london Beyond the turban offerings bristol is known for its abundance of green
00:02:32spaces and parks with the local community taking pride in the town's ico friendly reputation Residents of regarded his friendly and welcoming with a strong sense of community spirit making bristol a great place to work and to live The bristol area has a moderate crime right skylink on the
00:02:52heart and when compared to other districts in the region But this mostly concerns theft and drug offenses Major violent crimes a rare providing bristol residents with the pace of mind that their community is safe and protected This communal sense of security was shaken in late february two thousand
00:03:13fifteen by facebook post originating from bristol the post featured an image of a teenage girl with the accompanying text reading clothes Please share missing sixteen year old girl please private message if you have seen her or know anything Not long after a second unsettling facebook post was appearing
00:03:37across fades this one Rating Quote please If anyone has seen or heard from my daughter just let me know she's safe She went missing on thursday february nineteen at eleven fifteen am to meet her boyfriend and to never arrive She hasn't been seen by any of her friends
00:03:57Police have started a search on really scared Now i want her home Within days the original facebook posts have been shared hundreds of times and to the hashtag find Becky was trending on twitter thousands of flies but scattered throughout the straits of bristol featuring too candid photos of
00:04:19the missing teenage girl who was making waves across social media The flyer red We're appealing for the public's help to find missing teenager rebecca watts who has gone missing in the same george area of bristol She went missing from the crown hill area on the morning of thursday
00:04:38february nineteen It is out of character for her not to contact someone if she is not returning home Rebecca is described as a walk go aged sixteen about five foot four inches of slim build with long reddish brown hair She may be wearing a blue puff a stall
00:04:57jacket We would like rebecca or anyone who knows where she used to contact us to confirm she is all right Rebecca marie What's known by friends and family is becky was born in bristol on june three nineteen ninety eh Even though her parents separated when she was just
00:05:43the baby becky had a special talent for ensuring her mom and dad always maintained a friendly relationship After her parents separation becky and her older brother daniel lived with their father darren goldsworthy Darren doted on his little girl on becky's fourth birthday darren build her a garden playhouse
00:06:06which you could host elaborate fantasy thing to tea parties for her dolls and toys The closeness between the pair only strengthened over the years with darren becoming his daughter's number one supporter when becky entertains and began suffering severe bouts of lows Office thing darrin would assure her she
00:06:25was beautiful and promised that he would always be there for her When becky was just six months old her father found love again with a woman named bong Darren was drawn to angie's warm loving persona and coins small Their relationship came naturally with darren describing at is two
00:06:47pieces of a jigsaw puzzle that fit together perfectly Angie had a son of herne from a previous relationship eleven year old ninth and matthews But she equally embraced darren's to children as her own taking on the role as a supportive stepmother Others remarked that angie's a lot off
00:07:07was so immense no one missed there Through no fault of her own becky required constant reassurance love and affection in her formative use which angie was quick to provide This led becky to develop a close bond with her stepmother and the two became best friends when becky started
00:07:29primary school Her shawn has prevented her from leaving Angie saw it for the next four years and she volunteered to work as an unpaid a teacher's aide at school just so she could remain close to her stepdaughter offering the little girl comfort and support any time she needed
00:07:46it Whenever they could angie and darrin would take becky to the bristol zoo and other wildlife parks sparking becky's love of animals This affinity never faded throughout her life becky owned several pets including a cat rabbit turtle hamsters and a rat Becky grew into a kind and sweet
00:08:12natured twelve year old although her transition into high school was difficult as she was targeted by bullies who tormented her relentlessly In one instance a group of other students ripped becky's brand new jacket right off her back This was the last straw for angie who confronted the school
00:08:31principal demanding action But her reference to hope only made things worse for becky in the schoolyard A few months into the school year But he came home in tears crying to her parents that she didn't have any friends and that nobody liked her Darren and angie found this
00:08:49hard to believe Given that becky was such a lovable young girl who was conned and gentle to everyone they sure her it would be a matter of time until the other kids saw just how wonderful she wass Unfortunately the bullying continued getting progressively worse as the years went
00:09:07on After struggling to overcome issues with her negative body image becky was diagnosed with an eating disorder and social anxiety which led to her developing a stronger dependency on angie along with a fear of leaving the house Her father referred today's as very dark times but the family
00:09:31worked through it together Darren bulls were the quote Becky was bullied about her way and we almost lost her to anorexia But with a lot of care from us and hospital education we were able to get out becky back When becky was thirteen years old the family faced
00:09:53another challenge when angie was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis This chronic condition of the central nervous system interferes with nerve impulses within the brain spinal cord and optic nerves resulting in loss of soy balance and muscle movement Small household tasks thought it to present angie a challenge and she
00:10:15struggled to go about her daily log unable to cook a meal or move around freely clutching door frames to stop herself from falling over Becky saw this as an opportunity to reciprocate the love and support and he had given her throughout her life Darren provided angy with a
00:10:35wheelchair and he and becky would take turns bringing angie for walks and hoping to make her life a z z is possible Spirits were lifted in two thousand thirteen when darrin asked the angie to marry him Becky had developed an interest in fashion and decay north a stall
00:10:52so darren and angie trusted her completely to choose the wedding dress bridesmaid's gowns and suits for the men becky chose Her favorite color is the theme for the big day blue By age sixteen becky lived with darren and jayne jian a two storey terrorist home on creon hill
00:11:18in st george a district on the eastern edge of crystal city Beyond ready the trio were regularly visited by the couple's older sons nathan and daniel who had since grown up and moved there Nathan remained close having started a family of his own in bristol with his partner
00:11:36shona Shona took on the role as angie's full time keira and would stop by the goals Were these crown hill home most days to check in on her mother in law Becky had since moved schools a change that made an overwhelmingly positive impact on her life She was
00:11:55no longer bullied and instead formed a close knit group of friends who spent lots of their spare time together going to the cinema playing video games and hanging out at one another's homes Inspired to help other students who were struggling to fit in at school Becky took on
00:12:14a self appointed mentor shit bro spending her brakes talking to and giving advice to others making sure no one else ever filters vilified and alone as she once heard Becky commenced the relationship with seventeen year old leuco behan's lee the train a comic any cans along tone friend
00:12:37Regarded as a friendly and polite young men blucher earned the appreciation of becky's parents as he treated their daughter with respect and cho in tunis Becky was shot within big groups of people but with luke she felt comfortable to be outgoing and funny By february two thousand fifteen
00:12:59the young couple had marked their four month anniversary They spent his much time together as they could and were in regular contact when they were apart constantly sending each other text messages At eleven o three a M On february nineteen two thousand fifteen bloops mobile found bust alerting
00:13:21him to a new text message from becky who he had listed in his phone contacts as my princess She was responding to luke's text message from a minute earlier where he had advised his girlfriend he was at home The message from becky red goody followed by four kiss
00:13:40symbols and an affectionate emoji It was immediately followed by a second a message from becky saying she was at her house listening to music Luke was tempted to visit becky that morning because he had made plans to see a dentist and get a haircut He decided to catch
00:13:58up with becky later in the afternoon at twelve hour no One p m Luke sent becky a text message letting her know he had finished up with the dentist When becky didn't respond to stride away blue presumed she was temporarily busy or distracted and would get back to
00:14:16him soon When she still hadn't replied i've aha Finale Lyta blue purse aided to send her a siri's of follow up text in a beat to get her attention At twelve forty six pm he messaged becky boy She didn't respond After nearly an hour past luke message to
00:14:40becky again saying becky boy Once again his text was met with silence Presuming his girlfriend It must have been taking it Now look white id under then a few hours lead a message of becky a third time Hello That afternoon luke went to his local barbershop to get
00:15:04a haircut as planned finishing up the appointment at around three p M He checked his phone but there was still nothing from becky Luke called begging But the line didn't ring connecting him straight to her voicemail He suspected her phone battery must have died At around five p
00:15:27M Luke made the three kilometre trip to becky's house on creon hill to check if she was there Upon arriving luca noticed the black of bach's als the fear a car belonging to becky's twenty eight year old stepbrother Nathan was parked in the driveway so he knew someone
00:15:44Was that are you Nathan's girlfriend twenty one year old is shown a whore answered the front door As usual shona was at the crown hill address providing daily care for angie When luke asked if becky was home shona wasn't certain They inquired with the engine but she wasn't
00:16:05sure Ada i need a woman had seen becky all afternoon A quick check of becky's bedroom confirmed she wasn't at the house Becky was an independent teenager who angie and darren trusted wholeheartedly so she was allowed to come and go as she pleased Well she usually told her
00:16:27parents where she was going and with whom Sometimes she left the house without letting anyone know amusements This didn't concern angie and darren as becky never ventured far away and only ever hung out with luke who her close group of friends who they knew and trusted However the
00:16:46fact that becky wasn't responding to text messages struck angie is odd as thiss was out of character Luke also found it very unlike becky not too bad at home well being contact with him when they had made plans to meet up She never canceled their plans without telling
00:17:03him Assuming there must be a logical reason for becky's lack of communication Blue condemn ji pushed their concerns to the backs of their minds and assured themselves she would return home soon About two thirty p M The following day Friday february twenty Becky still hadn't returned are it
00:17:29wasn't unusual for becky to sleep over at a friend's place all the more likely given up with school holidays But as the hours passed becky fell to show up or make contact with anyone Darren goals Birdie was at work when he received a phone call from his wife
00:17:46angie asking if he had seen or heard from his daughter Several of becky's friends had gathered at their home on crown hill worried that they hadn't seen or heard from becky you know over twenty four hours darrin check betty's facebook page to see if she had recently posted
00:18:03a status update were uploaded a photo that would he put a whereabout us because she hadn't posted anything in the past twenty four hours Darren called becky's mobile but it was still going straight to voicemail He left his daughter a message asking becky can you call me back
00:18:23and let me know where you are Thanks love Darren left work in to make his way home It was unlike becky to leave home for this long without telling anyone where she was heading or when she expected to return Like most teenagers she could be moody at times
00:18:42and often clashed with their parents But i have a role She was sensible under loyal not the type to run off No at the goals were these home discussions were underway Is the becky's possible whereabouts Members of becky's immediate family were joined by her boyfriend luke and three
00:19:02of becky's closest france The group reflected on becky's behavior and mood in the days leading up to february nineteen when she abruptly stopped messaging luke and vanished They all agreed that her demeanor was happy and carefree She gave no indication that she intended to leave home nor did
00:19:23she provide information to anyone as to where she could have gone A timeline of becky's last night movements was established Luke had visited becky at home two days earlier On the night of tuesday the seventeenth to pay hung out in becky's bedroom We played video games on the
00:19:43television well becky marked around on his ipad Luke left in the light evening noting that becky was in good spirits and there was nothing concerning about her behavior The following night of wednesday the aging becky attended a party for the local rugby club in the sent george area
00:20:02with her friend adam After the party the pair retired to adam's hair to watch movies and play video games They ordered in chairs and fish and chips with adam recalling quote becky st tapping We were just having a laugh really as we always do Adam statement was corroborated
00:20:25by luke who was texting back and forth with becky throughout that noise In her messages becky was her normal self I have final text Allude was sent at three Fifty two am it's simply red I love you so much luke You didn't reply as he was a slave
00:20:44at the time Becky slept the night at adam's house returning home early the next morning around eight thirty a M February nineteen Angie a work to becky knocking loudly on the front door She needed to be letting saad because that house kay had james in the doors lock
00:21:07Becky spent the morning at home where she recommends to texting with luke prepare discussing plans to made up later that afternoon becky was still home when angie left for a scheduled doctor's appointment sometime around eleven a M Shortly after angie had left for this doctor's appointment becky step
00:21:35brother nathan his partner shona into their two year old daughter arrived at the goldsworthy house for their routine visit Upon entering the house the couple didn't have any interaction with becky but could he music blaring from her room giving them the impression she was at home Nathan went
00:21:56straight into the land room and turned on a children's television programme for his daughter while shona stepped into the backyard to smoke a cigarette around fifteen to twenty minutes later had approximately eleven thirty am both nathan and shaun i heard the music in becky's room turn off Not
00:22:14long after they heard footsteps stomping down the staircase followed by the front door being slammed They both assume becky must have been in a bad mood and had left the house Energy returned home from the doctor's at around twelve forty five p M Had around five p M
00:22:34Luke visited the goals were the home and alerted them to becky's lack of contact Angie kept vigil with the company of nathan and shona until darrin returned home from work Although becky didn't show up the general consensus where she must have been spending the night elsewhere at around
00:22:55seven p M Nathan and shona left in danger and darren eventually went the bed When becky still hadn't appeared or being in contact with anyone by two p M The following day concerns paige and everyone gathered at the goals were the home to figure out where she might
00:23:11be With the time line established darren tried calling becky's phone the once again The cool went unanswered He left another voice mao pleading with his daughter to call or text to let everyone know she was safe A search of becky's bedroom followed Hers was a quintessential teenage girl's
00:23:37room The stock what walls were accentuated by a pink wardrobe a crane fluffy rug and a silver framed full length mirror The pink window blinds were completely drawn A double bed was pushed into a far corner facing a television with an adjacent bedside table containing a collection of
00:23:57candles Has shelving unit displayed becky's beloved autumns of makeup perfume jewellery and a set of speakers with a shoe rack underneath neatly stocked with trainers heels and multiple pairs of black boots of what tae sha hung from a hangout at surface scrolled with handwritten messages of good luck
00:24:19and well wishes from friends In typical teenage fashion the room was cluttered and somewhat messy but everything appeared in its usual place Several key items were noted is missing including becky's a laptop mobile phone tablet and several items of clothing A blue one z pajama outfit a green
00:24:43jumper and a blue puff a stall a jacket However the charging cables for all her tech devices were still there as we're becky's purse money toothbrush bags and to make up kit items she would usually take if she planned to spend a significant amount of time away from
00:25:02the house As becky's friends became increasingly destroyed Darren send them home while he went door knocking in the area to check if any neighbours had seen becky around But none had with no idea of her whereabouts or what to do next down called the police and declared his
00:25:23daughter is a missing person That evening darrin asked he steps on nathan tto help him create a post on facebook Nathan talked out the messages darren dictated The post along with the photo of becky was published at five fifty three p M That red play share missing sixteen
00:25:47year old girl place Private message If you have seen her or know anything Police arrived to the goals Were these home that night at six thirty office's queried whether becky had recently been in an argument Well had an altercation with anyone And he recalled that the last time
00:26:10she i saw becky detained and being a big grumpy because her front door key was malfunctioning But other than that she had seen two very happy of light She had great friends who she spent a lot of time with was dating a nice boy who treated her well
00:26:25and was looking forward to studying interior design when she finished high school After noting dancing days hours police left the property blading darren toe Worry that we're brushing Becky's disappearance off is a typical attain run away Taking matters into his own hands he made phone calls that everyone
00:26:46he could think ofthe who might know where becky had gone Becky's biological mother tanya What confirmed she hadn't seen her daughter in over three weeks Becky's older brother daniel took the news of becky's disappearance hard as the day he sister was last seen coincided with his twentieth birthday
00:27:08Darren was kept awake that night with chilling thoughts The biggie may have been kidnapped after leaving the house to made up with loot Spurred by this fear he called becky's mobile phone once again leaving another voice message directed at anyone who might have abducted her Quote If you
00:27:29have my daughter let her go or i will kill you Let my daughter go I want more girl Back in one piece I will kill anyone who hurts my daughter I promise you i will get to you And when i do you're dead By the following morning of
00:27:51saturday february twenty one darren's initial facebook post requesting hope to find becky had been shared over eight hundred times He quickly created a follow up post that read quote place If anyone has seen or heard from my daughter just let me know she is safe She went missing
00:28:12on thursday february nineteen at eleven fifteen I am to meet her boyfriend and it never arrived She hasn't been seen by any of her friends Police have started a search I'm really scared now I want her home As the disappearance of becky what's gained national attention across social
00:28:35media A team of eight detectives showed up to the goldsworthy home to begin an official search for the teenager as becky hadn't accessed her phone or contacted friends or family since the morning of her disappearance Detective chief inspector richard a Cone instinctually believe this wasn't just a case
00:28:54of a misbehaving tane He had a strong suspicion becky had met with foul play Nevertheless when police started publicising the case on sunday february twenty two their focus was on promoting becky's disappearance and encouraging locals to be on the lookout as opposed to suggesting the sixteen year old
00:29:17was in any danger They started a social media campaign using becky's photo along with the hashtag find becky Police emphasise the fact that it was out of character for becky not to be in contact with friends or family adding that she might be wearing a blue toughest old
00:29:35jacket the one noticed missing from her bedroom The press conference was held the following day On monday february twenty three darren goldsworthy was asked to appeal directly to his daughter on the chance she had run away and was scared to return home due to the police and the
00:29:58media attention Fax it through are watching this please Come on We love you so much for everything Weaken you sort anything out tomorrow just coming And if any of your friends around dinner you're not doing her any favors Just tell the police Just number one on one I'm
00:30:26just bring room safe Darren broke down and was unable to continue So becky's grandmother took over Hi becks is now Now you can see it does It's a broken man Please just if you don't want to come home yet just just that someone else doing old sex someone
00:30:49And if you want if you are a bit worried about coming back because of all this hullabaloo come and stay with me for a few days You don't got spirit You will You're so loved And i don't think you believe it You really are so And look at
00:31:02your porter Please come home or letters shouts in there the right thing kid Detective chief inspector richard account wrapped up the conference So just wants say teo Becky you're not in any trouble We're all concerned about your well being And we just want to make sure that you're
00:31:26okay If you can call home one your friends will phone us the police on one on one Just confirm where you are Let's know you're okay You can help work through any issues that you might be facing I would also ask anyone who might have any information about
00:31:44where rebecca is to come forward and talk to us After the press conference darrin agreed to an interview with jack fm a popular bristol radio station He told the host of the show quote Becky's very sure and timid not around us into her closest friends but anyone outside
00:32:07of that and she wouldn't be able to talk to them As i have told the police she can't even go up to a till in a shop She couldn't even ask for a bus ticket She would rather walk then get on a bus and asked the drove a
00:32:22herd ticket This is how shy and reserved cheese so this just doesn't add up Members of becky's family organized the public surgery on crystals and george area where more than one hundred locals volunteered their assistance Volunteers were separated into smaller groups and sent in different directions to cover
00:32:46as much ground as possible handing out over right bears and floyd says they went Those closest to becky including members of her immediate family and friendship circle were questioned at length by police But again nothing was gained to suggest becky's whereabouts Her own lawn movements chat logs text
00:33:07messages phone records and social media accounts were checked but nothing suspicious or helpful arose The last time becky had accessed her facebook account was on the morning of her disappearance and it hadn't been touched since the last text messages sent from her phone where the one's toe luke
00:33:27and another friend just after eleven a M On thursday february nineteen With no sign of becky Five different police jurisdictions were now involved in the investigation South wales welcher devon and cornwall with bristol police at the home They were assisted by searching missing persons experts from the national
00:33:51prime agency college of policing and various national missing persons organizations During the course of the search two police dive teams come through ponds in nearby parks and nature reserves Twenty six buildings were entered three hundred twenty eight houses were door knocked three hundred back gardens and the outhouses
00:34:14researched and another one hundred areas of the city were inspected At one point over five hundred officers were actively involved in the case making the search to find becky What's the largest missing person case in the camp He's history but still the police were no closer to finding
00:34:33any sign of the teenager The online police campaign promoting becky What's disappearance had reached more than two million people across the world gaining global attention for the case Yet despite all efforts becky remain missing Meanwhile forensic investigators examining the goals were these Crown hill property picked up something
00:35:02of no team becky's bedroom Although near impossible to see with the naked eye forensic testing detected red staining on the ark it tray for letting into becky's bedroom The staining appeared in spatter lark patton's a different hearts some low some waste heart and some shoulder hard Found within
00:35:24the staining was a set of red fingerprints Initial testing confirmed to the substance was human blood but it would take time to determine who will enter The fingerprints belong to Analysis of the blood spatter revealed the patent was consistent with a struggle having taken place in the vicinity
00:35:46of becky's bedroom However becky's artist there brother nate and matthews and he's a long term partner sean hoare had been in the house with becky on the morning of her disappearance and did not report hearing an altercation take place if the blood on the door frame belonged to
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00:39:05n don't konw slash case fall Nathan matthews and show no horse accounts of thursday february nineteen two thousand fifteen matched the word for word for detective chief inspector richard account The couples are identical stories drew his immediate suspicions quote that were really consistent in their accounts However the
00:39:39detective side of my brain was saying that they fit together really conveniently and neighborly Even the best witnesses will provide a camps that aaron correct in the initial stages of the investigation into becky What's disappearance Nathan and shaun over asked to participate in police interviews but efforts to
00:39:58meet with the couple were delayed Is they were consistently unavailable One such request happened on monday february twenty three four days into the search for becky Shauna declined to mate with police explaining her into Nathan had made dinner plans with her mother Sure his mother laser was surprised
00:40:19when her daughter called her out of the blue to organize a visit that day arriving at her property in south made with nation within the hour By the fifth day of the investigation police were no longer willing Tto wait for nathan and choon is cooperation to detective constables
00:40:38visited cotton mill lane in the button he'll district of bristol knocking on the front door of a council line terrorist flat where nathan and shona lived with their two year old charlie When nathan answered the door he looked too noticeably tired and pale with dark circles framing his
00:40:56oars Yet upon braiding their detectives he perked up and was welcoming and talkative inviting the officers inside Before they entered he apologized for the state of his house From the outside their property looked completely normal The mixed the red brick and ducked in the two storey flat had
00:41:19a natan torti exterior However the interior was a stockley different story Inside the detective constables were confronted by disgusting sane of squalor and filth accompanied by a strong stench of cat faces Nathan and showrunners home could only be described as that of orders with each room filled from
00:41:42florida ceiling with junk random pieces of furniture broken electrical items toys dirty dishes boxes and to take away food containers Efforts to enter through the front door where he ended But belongings including a prim toys a two foot toll fridge plastic bags and a cat cry detective constable
00:42:06solon wallace quotes It was hard to envisage a family living comfortably at the address due to the volume of clutter scattered around the house I don't believe the dance days could have been you wait There was nowhere to sit and have no way to gain access to the
00:42:22kitchen facilities Nathan explained to the clutter was judo He's habit of bringing home discarded items he believed he could fix up to use Or so however it appeared he never bothered to repair anything strewn Among his overwhelming collection of useless junk were empty soda cans cat food tins
00:42:44yogurt containers and other household trash while a pall of unwashed dishes i ignored in the kitchen sink Nathan claimed he had recently been diagnosed with fibromyalgia a disease that affects the nervous system and trigger severe pain in various parts of the body rendering him unable to hold a
00:43:04full time job He worked part time as a delivery drop off for a local chinese restaurant but hadn't taken a shift in recent days His partner shona whore was raising the couple's two year old daughter bossed Also warning in income is the full time carer for nathan's mother
00:43:24angie Nathan led the officers to an upstairs bedroom pushing past a mattress that lay hunched over the stairs The bedroom was palled hard with all sorts of plunder The walkway to the bed the only clear area with enough remaining spice for the three to stand together and talk
00:43:44a toast Our kettle and condiments set on one side of the double bed a makeshift kitchen as the real one was inaccessible Shauna was inside the bedroom sitting on the bed but interacted very little with the detectives Nathan repeated his version of events on the late morning of
00:44:05thursday february nineteen He was certain becky the left The goals were the house shortly after he and sean are arrived but maintain did not sing or interacting with her in the short time all three were inside The detectives wondered through nathan and shorter's home tailed by nathan who
00:44:24allowed them to say each room positions were palled on tables and chairs Tearing over the group is they navigated through narrow parkways between the junk Eventually they reached to the only door in the house that was shut It led into the bathroom Detective constable song and wallace quiet
00:44:47I stepped in one or two faith It was cleaner than the rest of the house The bathroom window was open The actual bath itself was clear There was nothing on it or on the sides at all The bath was claimed Feeling the heat of the investigative spotlight the
00:45:09kg and uncooperative nathan matthews and shona whore suddenly volunteered to participate in formal police interviews On friday february twenty seven the eighth day of becky's disappearance The couple was separated into different interview rooms and questioned at length about the missing teen Nathan spoke of his relationship with his
00:45:31youngest stepsister explaining that there was civil and bonded occasionally by venting about problems in their lives but weren't particularly close They weren't even friends on facebook It wasn't always this way The step siblings were close when they were much younger When nathan's mother angie moved in with her
00:45:52new beau darren goldsworthy She didn't want to uproot her son from the area he was settled in So he remained You're living with his grandmother Despite the separation nathan was still traded as a k member of the family into his regarded as the big brother to daniel and
00:46:09becky Warts he'd visit regularly and as the oldest he would often escort his youngest step siblings to an adventure playground Becky didn't learn to speak clearly until she was three years old with the first fully formed word to come out of her mouth being nathan Although nathan was
00:46:31regarded as a normal well adjusted child others noticed he gradually changed as he grew older becoming a loner with a short temper At age third aim he joined the army cadets and went on to have an active role in the army reserves throughout these late teens and early
00:46:47twenties It was during these lighter years when the relationship between becky and knife and began to sail darren goldsworthy always sensed there was an underlying tension between his daughter and steps on as they vied for angie's attention As such the step siblings clash Quite often nathan would snap
00:47:09that becky for carelessly leaving things lying around the house that his mother could potentially trip over He also drew issue with becky's eating disorder believing that she used it as a means to manipulate angie for sympathy and attention He considered becky selfish and harvard jealousy towards her for
00:47:27what hey perceived to be a spoiled upbringing in comparison to rezone these tensions didn't escalate beyond the common sibling rivalry but worked because distance between the ones close pair when asked if he had helped search very stepsister nathan responded quote I haven't actually going out to search No
00:47:51obviously i'm going out to the shop but i haven't seen her on the way Nobody seems to notify us of what's going on It's one of those things You've got a white becky doesn't talk to me about her life She thinks she does The day before becky went
00:48:08missing she went out and didn't let my mom know where she wass Nothing couldn't recall when you last spoke to becky adding that it had been more than six months since the two even exchanged text messages Unlike a partner shona hall was far more positive in describing her
00:48:31relationship with becky Although the two went particularly close schoener admitted that she was finding becky's disappearance quite hard The girls have become like family both standing by angie saw during her wedding to darrin serving his bride's maids in the blue gown selected by becky Although sure no described
00:48:53becky is a nice girl she held similar opinions to nathan that the teenager was spoiled and selfish It was behavior shorter resented as she carried the scars of a broken home and store Becky is ungrateful for her privileged upbringing Along with her seven siblings shauna had grown up
00:49:12in foster care living with six different foster families throughout her childhood before returning to the custody of her mother at age thurday She began a relationship with nathan matthews one year later moving out when she was seventeen years old and soon losing touch with her mother over an
00:49:29argument regarding a car shona had a reputation for being dishonest with friends recalling she lied shamelessly about having cancer and being pregnant After she left school shona started studying to become a child care system The quit the training when she fell pregnant for riel Shauna was thrilled when
00:49:52presented with the opportunity to become angie's fault on keira as it would allow her to be paid for work she had been doing previously for free However nathan and sureness presence wasn't always welcomed At the goals were the home The couple used the house There's a refuge of
00:50:09sorts eating all the food and often asking for money Darren felt the couple took advantage of their hospitality and that shauna had started to slacken in her care giving judy's for angie When night and refused to find full time employment Darren suspected it wasn't far bro my outta
00:50:28the kept He steps on the out of work But instead of laziness and a vicious jealous streak that men he wanted to keep an eye on sean her at all times Darren had disapproved of nathan and sureness relationship from its inception Nathan met sure know when he was
00:50:46twenty one years old and she was only fourteen which wasn't the first time nathan showed a fixation for underage girls When nathan was nineteen he drove up to the family home with several young girls in the back of his car who looked in no older than twelve years
00:51:02old Darren was furious and ordered nathan to draw the girl's home immediately He's lighter When nathan and shona had a child together their critics came to accept their relationship and trade show not like family But there was still something unpleasant about the two While nathan and shawna usually
00:51:25visited the goals were the home almost every day They had mysteriously kept their distance since becky's disappearance when family members organize together together to hand out missing person for is around town nathan and shawna were nowhere to be seen Suspicions about nathan and shona continued to rise But
00:51:47up until this point there was no evidence to directly link them or anyone else to becky's disappearance It was as though the girl had simply vanished into thin air But then the forensic test results of the blood spatter and bloody fingerprints found on the doorframe relating into becky's
00:52:06bedroom came through The blood was confirmed to belong to becky watts The fingerprint belonged to her stepbrother nathan matthews On saturday february twenty eight two thousand fifteen Nathan matthews and short lahore were located at a residential property in the suburb of self made in bristol's north the home
00:52:33belonging to show on his mother lisa when police entered the house they found to nathan playing a video game on a warm man to television Detective constable rob dolan swiftly place tonight and under arrest for the kidnapping of becky warts Dolan immediately told nice and i need to
00:52:54undertake an urgent interview with you The basis of this is to find biggie watts Tell me where becky is Dull on then bombarded night thing with more questions Can you help us with where becky is Dino if becky's safe can you help us find out if becky is
00:53:14safe Nice and responded to age question with no comment Unwilling to assist police nathan was immediately taken to patch way police station in bristol Shona who was also placed under arrest on suspicion of kidnapping When asked if she knew becky's whereabout shona responded no when asked if becky
00:53:41was safe Schoener applaud I don't know When asked if she could help the police find out if becky was safe shona stated i don't know how tio Upon nathan and shaun is arrest the search to find becky What's continued A statement issued by becky's father darren and stepmother
00:54:09angie stated there were aware of the arrests but finding their daughter remained their highest priority Down girls birth the quote Rebecca has still not been Don't we continue to hope that she will be found safe and unharmed but we will prepare ourselves for the worst Police appealed for
00:54:31witnesses to come forward Who may have seen nathan matthews black of bach's als of fear a car Between the critical time period of thursday february nineteen and monday february twenty three detectives arrived to nathan matthews and shona horse property on cotton mill lane accompanied by a team of
00:54:50forensic investigators Together they sifted through the overwhelming clutter hoping to find any piece of information that could lead them to finding becky They uncovered multiple autumns of interest including black carpet lining from the boot of nathan's car which was found stuffed inside a cooker in the bathroom to
00:55:11stun Guns were sitting on a glass topped table on the left hand side of the living room autumns which could not be legally possessed without lawful authority The weapons were capable of delivering a shock of over eight thousand volts each without leaving a mark A promising pace of
00:55:29evidence was found upstairs when traces of blood were detected and immediately sent away for testing against becky What's day and a impeccably claimed bathtub in the upstairs bathroom continued to write suspicions of authorities at the same standing out like a sore thumb in the otherwise filthy flat Upon
00:55:50entering the bathroom the top was positioned against the right side wall glistening white and empty Yet the rest of the room was crammed with more of the same junk that filled the rest of the house including a cooker and marker wave with bags clothes dirty dishes and rubbish
00:56:08palled on top Extensive chemical analysis of the tub waste parts wall tiles blinds and door failed to reveal any trace of becky What's day And eh It was clear that tub and surrounding tall lt's had recently been scrubbed using harsh disinfectants with drain cleaner put down the pops
00:56:30He didn't even start a cupboard Investigators found several crumpled or sites dated friday february twenty the day after becky allegedly left her home and disappeared One receipt from local home improvement retail store bank you totaled eighty eight pounds and listed the sale of four autumns goggles face masks
00:56:53gloves and a circular saw Cctv footage obtained from bank you showed nathan matthews enter the store alone at around twelve fifty p M Dressed completely in black he made his way to the pal It'll oil where he casually paste in front of a shelf inspecting several autumns before
00:57:16eventually settling on mcallister brand circular saw when nathan went to purchase the autumn that scanned at a higher cost than he anticipated and he queried the price with the shop assistant remarking that he needed the power saw That day nathan disregarded the expense paid for the autumn ing
00:57:35full and left A second or say dated saturday february twenty one the day after the circular saw was purchased came from a local as the supermarket and a listed various autumns totaling ninety eight pounds including rubber gloves blake and three rolls of clean film Cctv footage recovered from
00:58:01the supermarket showed nathan making the purchase but he wasn't a line kistane He was accompanied by shona The couple were caught on cctv again the next day Sunday february twenty two this time entering discount retail chain ninety nine piece door where they purchase just a grain force the
00:58:24rubbish bags duct tape various cleaning products and a heavy judy sponge After these discoveries were made police informed nathan matthews and shona hore there were now being hold under arrest on suspicion of the murder of becky warts Despite efforts to encourage the pair to start talking they both
00:58:45remain too tightly Investigators hinted they had uncovered some important evidence in the couple's home hoping to pressure the accused in the talking When nathan was informed that traces of blood had been found in his home he appeared rattled He immediately asked if it had been feared upstairs and
00:59:05investigators confirmed it heard Tests later revealed this blood was unrelated to the becky What's case But the mean mention of it caused an immediate change in nathan mathew's demeanor Detective chief inspector richard account quite I think it probably felt like he was battling against the rising tide And
00:59:29actually you could feel the evidence starting to come on top There was starting toe white quite heavily Eventually the pressure mounted until it finally became too much to bed and nathan matthews broke On march to two thousand fifteen twelve days after becky's disappearance Ninth and matthew's dictated a
00:59:57written statement in the presence of he's a lawyer detailing his version of the events that took place inside the goldsworthy home on thursday february nineteen two thousand fifteen Nathan matthews quote Bye nathan charles matthews date of birth night of january nineteen eighty seven Except that i am responsible
01:00:21for the death of rebecca watts On the nineteenth of february two thousand fifteen i attended eighteen creon hill with my girlfriend shawna whore patron creon hill is where my mother lives with down goldsworthy Rebecca What's also lived there Shona his my mother's registered keira So we regularly go
01:00:43to the house to help with housework and other hold my mother needs Although we usually went there on monday wednesdays and fridays we did also go there on other days On thursday nineteenth february Part of the reason for going around was to return it in to my grandmother
01:01:02My grandmother was due to take my mother to a medical appointment and bring her back in my car I had a large bag a stun device handcuffs tape and mask I had developed an idea to scare rebecca about kidnapping her I wanted to kidnap her to take her
01:01:21a lesson I believe that she was selfish and her behavior towards my mother was a risk to her health When we got to eighteen crown hill we let ourselves in with a key my mother had left in the recycling box Upon entering the property we all went to
01:01:39the front room A few minutes after arriving shauna said she wanted a cigarette and went into the garden I went to the boot of my car and took out a bag which contained the other items I took everything upstairs to the landing I think our then took the
01:01:56items out of the bag Before knocking on rebecca's door she replied What will hello And i said can i see you a minute or similar words Rebecca then opened to the door on wearing a mosque I cannot be sure in which order things happened immediately after she came
01:02:16to the door But i used the items i had to subdue rebecca during a short struggle My mask slipped and rebecca was able to see my face This caused made a panic and are strangled her when she was partially in the bag Are collected The items i have
01:02:35used put them into rebecca into the bag and zipped up the bag I also took her phone tablet and a laptop together with shoes some clothes into do they cover from the spare room in a separate bag I took everything downstairs and put it into the boot of
01:02:53my car back in the house are weighted to his shona then slam to the front door Shot before going to the front room are checked that shauna was not in that room The rest of the day at their house goes as it would normally if we were there
01:03:11We leave it about seven p M The rest of the evening past this usual but i can not remember exactly what we did After shona went to bed and sleep i waited a wall and went out to the car and brought the bags into the house The following
01:03:28day we went back to eighteen Crayon hill and i tried to behave is normal I tried behave as normal as i could When we returned to fourteen cotton mill lane by again waited for sure not to go to sleep This time i collected the bag with rebecca's body
01:03:46and placed it in the buff in order to stop shona using the bathroom the following morning a porter drain cleaner down the toilet so i could tell Sure now it was blocked again The toilet would often get blocked and when that happened when you shauna would not go
01:04:02into the bathroom i also locked the door My memory of the days that followed is not perfect so i'm not sure which day are returned to fourteen cotton mill lane having left shorter at my mother's But i think it was the saturday when i got back to fourteen
01:04:20Cotton mill lane tried to dispose of the body by cutting it up with circular Sore initially are wrapped up the body parts and took them back downstairs and hit them I'm not sure how many days later but on another day i took the body the sore and other
01:04:36items to know in barton court barton hill and placed them in a garden shed I took them to this address with two other people I did not tell them what was in the bags and box and i said i would collect them in a few days Both of
01:04:52these people are men but i do not want to name them I've chosen to give my account by means of a written statement because i believe i have mental health and the learning difficulties that make it difficult for me to say it out loud Also i find it
01:05:08difficult to express that they tell in this account in spoken words I would like to add that might denials to date have been motivated in part by wish to avoid the pain and disappointment these admissions would cause to my partner and family This statement was written by my
01:05:27solicitor but it has been read by mei and i can confirm that it is inaccurate account Schoener did not know anything about my causing the death of rebecca all my attempt to dispose off and hide the body Had she known she would have reported me to the police
01:05:45apart from this statement or i will exercise my right to silence Following his confession nathan matthews was formally charged with the murder of his stepsister becky What's after nathan confessed police attended to nine barton court in barton hill where nathan stated he had taken becky's body Norn barton
01:06:17court is a double story red brick terrorist homes on the western edge of crystals Netanya park police were grated but twenty nine year old man donovan demetrius who revealed the property was owned by his twin brother car He permitted officer's entry with a cursory search of the interior
01:06:36confirming no one else was present Glass patio doors at the rear of the home led out to a small concrete courtyard encased in a tall timber offense The courtyard was sparse containing nothing better barbecue justus ninth and matthews had described in his confession God and shed was situated
01:06:57at the rear of the property A large square timber structure stopped full of belongings It's windows covered Upon entering the shed investigators noticed several black garbage bags a blue plastic box a rucksack and four suitcases palled on top of one another against the wall The largest suitcase closest
01:07:22to the shed door was packed with a number of tightly wrapped parcels covered in cling film and plastic bags After opening a package the source of a rugby ball and unwrapping the multiple layers of cling film that banded together investigators were horrified to discover what it contained It
01:07:41was a human right hand the fist clenched and severed at the wrist The finger now has vanished in red and now a polish detective chief inspector richard a Cone quote The nature of the fund is horrific and shocking I've never dealt with anything like this And it will
01:08:03stay with me throughout my service It will stay with me throughout my life The contents of the remaining suitcase is revealed Further dismembered body parts The rucksack contains twelve and a halfs intimated north contaminated with blood and hair along with a pair of scissors to scrooge are off
01:08:24his handcuffs bloodstained safety goggles to face masks a pink spotted shower curtain and two bottles of drain cleaner Inside a different suitcase was a mccallister bringing two circular sor matted with blood and pear A laptop tablet and pieces of a broken i found were found inside plastic shopping
01:08:46bags that were not closed A black carrier bag contained make up two pairs of women's shoes Black ankle boots and pink slippers belong with other items of women's clothing A faux leather jacket a blue checkered shirt and a blue puff A stall jacket The human remains were transported
01:09:08to a nearby mortuary where forensic pathologists had the difficult task of performing and post mortem The body parts had been wrapped so tightly that the plastic had a preserving effect and some of the remains had been packed with kitchen sold and kitty litter further working to preserve them
01:09:28Dna extracted from the body was compared to samples previously taken from becky What's toothbrush The remains were confirmed to belong to the sixteen year old with the blood and hair on the circular sor and weapons also established to be becky's The other possessions found with her remains including
01:09:46the technology devices makeup and clothing also belonged to the team According to the pathologists report the likely cause of becky what death was suffocation Injuries to her face were consistent with this finding as it appeared someone had hold their hand over her nose and mir with considerable force
01:10:10This pace of information contradicted nathan matthews confession in which he claimed to have strangled becky to death This discrepancy indicated his version of events were not entirely truthful Becky what sustained more than forty defensive wounds across her body indicating she had put up a fought during the attack
01:10:33There were fifteen stab wounds inflicted post mortem and an attempt had also being made to drain her body of fluid There were no signs of sexual injury In his confession nathan matthews refused to name the two men he claimed helped him move the luggage containing becky's remains and
01:10:56belongings to the garden shed at the rear of non barton court However it didn't take long for investigators Toe identify nations accomplices on the night of monday february twenty three two thousand fifteen four days after becky what was murdered twenty nine year old called the matrix was at
01:11:17his workplace situated in the town of filton five miles north of bristol city centre shortly before midnight car we're saved a fan pour from nathan matthews who needed some items transported and stored Desperate for hope nathan was willing to pay ten thousand pounds to get the job done
01:11:38After the corps carl approached twenty three year old colleague james island and offered him half of the jobs wind for in exchange for his assistance James agreed because he was always came to make some quick cash I had twelve twenty nine a M The pair left working james's
01:11:57ford fiesta and drive to a residential property in south made where they picked up nathan matthews and shown a whore James island had never met the couple before and had little interaction with them during the drive other than asking for directions to that home When the group arrived
01:12:15a cotton mill lane james was left alone in the car while the others got out Carl and nathan had a discussion before telling james to go backto work and exchange his car for event Yeah james did this requested obtaining the what work fan and returning to nathan's hale
01:12:32said Around one thirty a M the autumns ninth and wanted to transport to carl's house included several heavy suitcases black garbage bags and a blue plastic box Nathan wouldn't reveal what they contain and gave the other strict instructions not to look inside It took the three men approximately
01:12:52twenty five minutes to load the items into the van karl and james initially suspected the heavy bags contained stolen electrical goods or something similar But upon feeling that the bags held something soft they assumed that were filled with drugs As they made the short drive Two cars button
01:13:14court property deviance movements were recorded on local cctv traffic cameras When the trio arrived to nine barton court it took them two trips to load the bags into the kitchen before relocating them to the garden shed at the rear of the property Afterwards carl and james returned to
01:13:36work whether were overheard a gloating about the money they had just made the next day night and returned to carl's house with a rucksack placing it in the shed with his other belongings He told carl he would return within a few days to collect the goods Awake after
01:13:54helping nathan matthews moved the luggage Karl and james were at work when a colleague noted the pair were acting oddly and we're seeing having a secret conversation the very next day called Demetrius and james oland were arrested in relation to the murder of becky watts charged with assisting
01:14:12an offender Text messages sent between call and his twenty three year old girl friend jayden parsons confirmed that she too knew about the job Nathan matthews had hired a boyfriend to complete changing encouraged card to store the items for nathan saying they could use the subsequent payment for
01:14:32a house deposit like karl and james trading assumed to the bag's contained something illegal but maintained having absolutely no knowledge of the true contents Due to having knowledge of the act J Jim parsons was also arrested for assisting an offender as was carl's twin brother donovan the majors
01:14:54who also resided at the barton court property Donovan's work colleagues recalled The man looked visibly tired and it was noticeably reserved After arriving for work on february twenty four the day after nathan's bags were relocated to the barton court shed donovan told his manager he didn't get much
01:15:15sleep the night before because he was hoping his brother with something Despite nathan matthews ataman claims that he acted alone in committing becky's murder investigators were convinced shona hore played a part Schoener insisted she was completely oblivious to the fact that night and killed becky Her story hadn't
01:15:38changed She was in the backyard smoking a cigarette she maintained Having no idea that becky's body was in the boot of nathan's car is the couple drive home that night or that nathan had dismembered becky's body in their upstairs bathroom Shona claimed to have gone to bed early
01:15:57on the night that becky's body parts were moved to barton court However she did recall nathan talking to friends by car so that no James island who assisted in relocating the bags containing vicky What's remains said otherwise claiming shona was present when the bags were loaded into the
01:16:17van According to shawn er nothing complained about becky constantly but had never done anything to suggest he wanted to hurt her He had a violent and aggressive of temperamental toms and could get wound up very quickly but only ever took his frustrations Yet on shona had never crossed
01:16:36her mind that nathan could be capable of killing someone Short and painted a dark picture of her relationship with nathan revealing that her boyfriend had total control of every aspect of her life and treated her like a child A real jealous top Nathan was increasingly paranoid that sure
01:16:56that wanted to go out to made other men He wouldn't let her leave the house without him When asked about what their future hold schoener admitted there was still a part of her that cared for nathan But those feelings of tenderness had seen spain replaced with anger and
01:17:12disgust Or shona continued to deny any knowledge or involvement with becky's murder Investigators recovered a delay Did facebook conversation that indicated she was being deceptive Two months before becky's murder Nathan private message shorter on facebook instructing her to bring two pretty school girls back to the house for
01:17:39him shona replied quote hello Oh yeah i'll just kidnap them from school Later that same day shauna sent nathan a message to tell him she just saw a pretty potato Go and quote almost too not hurry out to bring her home L a Well nathan replied twenty seconds
01:18:03later saying don't you all know me now Do it bitch Shona responded laughing my fucking ass off Yeah i'll just go back in time to when i saw her then Tom trouble her too erratic Hello Shona claim to the facebook messages were intended as a joke but her
01:18:27involvement with becky what's murder was further solidified when the two face masks found with becky's remains were forensically tested The inside edges of both facemasks contained nathan's dana That one mosque also contained the dna of another person shona Sure his dna was also found on a not a
01:18:50garbage bag taken from one of the suitcases containing becky's body implying she had handled it at some point Also found with becky's remains visitation that didn't belong to the team Day night testing revealed that it had been worn by shona With forensic evidence near linking shona directly to
01:19:11becky's remains Her current charge of kidnapping was upgraded to murder But shorter and nathan were additionally charged with preventing burial of a corpse perverting the course of public justice and possessing a prohibited weapon relating to the two stun guns found in their home Public reaction to the news
01:19:35of nathan matthews and shona horse arrest for the murder of becky watts was hated Abuse was hold towards the couple on online forums where members of the bristol community expressed anger over the amount of money tom and resource is used to during the search for becky when nathan
01:19:52had known exactly where her body was all along in any outpouring of grief the people of bristol left flowers teddy bears and sympathy cards At the front gate of the goals were the home and the name becky crystal's angel Members of the bristol public showed their support for
01:20:11becky's family by holding an online fundraising campaign for the teenagers Funeral ensuring betty got the farewell she deserved On april seventeen two thousand fifteen becky short life was remembered during a funeral service hold at st ambrose church the same church where she had organized the wedding of her
01:20:31parent darren and angie just two years earlier Becky's family stipulated that the service based celebration of the teenager's life quote No parent relative or friend would expect to lose a loved one at such a tender age Becky had so much to look forward to and love to share
01:20:53with all that close Indeed her her death has touched the hearts of so many people It is because of your kind support that we know that day will be a fitting tribute to our much loved daughter granddaughter sister niece and friend Over five hundred mourners arrived to the
01:21:13church to pay tribute to becky far exceeding the building's capacity Police closed down the surrounding streets allowing creates to encircle the church exterior and listen to the service violate It's bigger many mourners war t shirts featuring an image of becky smiling face Together they threw pink roses towards
01:21:35the horse drawn carriage that transported becky's white coffin which was carried into the church by loved ones to the leona lewis ballad footprints in the sand A large floral arrangement and massed outside the church featuring dozens of pink roses During the service reverend david james told the congregation
01:21:58quote Becky has been restored into the heart of the community where she belongs It is not a good boy In a heartfelt tribute to his daughter during goldsworthy stated clay becky has left a huge void in our lives and touched the heart of the nation We all love
01:22:20you so much as you look down from heaven Just look at what your short life has achieved Not bad for a shot Go You will forever be in our hearts and thoughts rest in peace is angel of bristol The service ended with becky's grandfather john galsworthy singing the
01:22:40ballots somewhere from the musical west side story As guests were leaving the church becky's father released a single white dove Becky was laid to rest for nato glittery black headstone with as your blue chip ings that featured her image in circle by the words bristol's angel The trial
01:23:12against the nathan matthews in short lahore for the murder of becky What commenced at the start of october two thousand fifteen seven months after the teenager's death becky supporters arrive to court wearing blue ribbons pin today shirts toe honor her memory Although nathan had confessed to one lawful
01:23:32killing he pled not guilty to the charges of kidnapping murder maintaining his story that becky's death had been an accident He pled guilty to the remaining charges against him perverting the course of justice possessing a prohibited weapon and preventing the lawful burial of the course Shona whore on
01:23:53the other hand pled not guilty to all charges using witness accounts court testimonies and a night in matthew's chilling confession Becky's final moments but paste together for the jury On the morning of thursday february nineteen two thousand fifteen andy goldsworthy left her crown hill house at around eleven
01:24:15I am to attend a doctor's appointment leaving becky I'm alone During the angie's absence nathan matthews and shona horror arrived to the property and let themselves in Using a spare kay the pair arrived armed with a kidnapped kid that included mark handcuffs to stun guns type into numerous
01:24:36weapons The exact details of what unfolded next may never be known What is known is that becky was set upon in her bedroom that we'll soon after eleven or three am to tom She abruptly safe responding to text messages from friends Injuries sustained indicated she resisted the attack
01:24:59with her ordeal ending when she was subsequently suffocated to death After becky's murder nathan admitted to re entering his stepsisters bedroom and placing her mobile phone laptop tablet some makeup and clothes into a black bag which he kept to give the illusion to others that the team had
01:25:18simply packed up and left By the time and she returned home from her doctor's appointment had around twelve forty five p M Becky's body had already been bundled into a suitcase and stored in the boot of nathan's car When becky's boyfriend luke over handily visited the goals were
01:25:38the home that afternoon looking for his girlfriend he was greeted by sean a whore who feigned concern over becky sudden disappearance Luke was unaware that becky's aloft less body was just a few feet away Although nate and maintained he acted alone evidence employed a shona was also a
01:26:00participant and online transaction proved shauna had purchased the two stun guns a month prior to becky's murder strongly indicating the couple playing to the attack in advance Before the couple arrived at the goals where the home they stopped at a tesco express convenience store to purchase batteries The
01:26:20same top used in the stun guns Sean is dana and traces of her makeup were detected on the interior lining of one of the face masks found with becky's body her online interactions with knife and revealed the pair shared a sexual interest Potato young teenage girls similar to
01:26:38becky and often fantasized about abducting a girl for their own pleasure As concerns rose over becky's where about nathan and shawna casually watched television at the goals were the home Later that night the couple drove back to their home on cotton mill lane ordered some chinese taking off
01:26:59you know foot through channels on the television and played monopoly lock It was any normal night The day after becky's murder night and wring his employer to say he needed to take time off due to car trouble Over the following two days nathan purchased the tools required to
01:27:18dismember becky's body proceeding to do so in the bathroom of his house After packaging up becky's remains nathan meticulously scrubbed to the bathtub and surrounding tiles claimed toe hard the evidence and remove all traces of becky's day and a this type of date clean was taught to soldiers
01:27:37in the uk is army reserve of which nathan was previously a member Soldiers were taught about decontamination and we're required to claim an area until it was spotless The couple's next door neighbour testified overhearing lots of activity coming from nathan and shaun is flat during this time which
01:27:57was unusual for the typically quiet couple the neighborhood running up in downstairs banging slamming doors scraping furniture being moved and a suitcase being rolled across a wooden floor Nice and then contacted called the maitresse offering him money to help re like heightened store the luggage which held the
01:28:19paces of becky's body maintaining he didn't know the true contents of the bags and boxes Carl enlisted the help of james island and to the trio used the work being to transport biggie's remains to carl's backyard garden shed Nathan intended to keep their remains in the shed until
01:28:38he could think of a better way to dispose of them Quote I tried to think of a plan drop them here to say or something but i didn't know As nathan contemplated how he was going to dispose of becky's remains he assisted the stepfather in creating a facebook
01:28:58post to raise awareness of the stepsisters disappearance All the wall knowing exactly where she wass An emotional night and matthews took the stand Admitting that he planned to kidnap becky is a plot to scare and teach her a lesson for being spoiled and selfish He only intended to
01:29:20render her unconscious putting Trying to do so accidentally killed her When he realised becky was not breathing and had no pulse he panicked and hid her body out of shame When asked how he went about dismembering becky's body nathan said quote I just did it I tried not
01:29:42to look i did it and it was just surreal That's the only way i can explain it I was just doing what i had to do to protect everybody else Stop them finding out that she's gone The defense argued that the crime was fueled out of sibling hatred
01:30:00and jealousy which went against the prosecution's argument that the crime was sexually motivated To solidify his case prosecution lawyer william massively presented nathan's computer on which police uncovered evidence that knife and access to pornography millie every day A majority of the videos featured adult actresses posing his teenage
01:30:24girls He had also bookmarked websites that fated the word attain all up Police found two hundred thirty six statistic images and twenty one pornographic videos on nathan's laptop Just the hours before becky's murder nathan watched a seventeen minute video titled virgin team gets a right dean own house
01:30:50In one particular scene the rapist tied the girl's hands together place their hand over her mouth and slapped her in the face massively argued the same bore Striking similarities to nathan's attack on becky suggesting he used the video is inspiration Prior to becky's murder nathan had also been
01:31:11speaking to a sixteen year old girl on facebook the private messages between the pair making it clear that he had a sexual interest in her Nathan's grandmother testified that his mental health had deteriorated radically in the previous two years and his dislike for becky increased during that toller
01:31:33Nice ines defense lawyer adam battling him a grade that while nathan's plan to kidnap becky had indeed been ridiculous and absurd he's planned never included murder When it came to shauna whore the prosecution presented a video which was accessed on sean his mobile phone on the day of
01:31:53becky's murder The video which was searched for on youtube was a parody of a disney song from the popular movie frozen titled do you want to build a snowman The parody version shona watched was totaled Do you want to hide a body According to shawn er the fact
01:32:15that she watched the video on the day becky was murdered was a coincidence She claimed to tow a family access that to make nathan laugh insisting she had no idea he had just killed becky In his closing statement ins prosecution lawyer william massively described shown his claim of
01:32:42ignorance to nathan's crimes has a ridiculous concept She was in the house when becky was killed in the car carrying becky's body and at home when becky's body was in her bathtub master li said Shona displayed a cool cold collected facade that in no way made her look
01:33:04like a little girl lost In her police interview tapes she answered questions concerning becky's welfare chiefly sometimes eagling Despite the seriousness of the situation shauna was compared to lady macbeth the mastermind in shakespeare's famous play who provokes her husband to commit murder for her own personal gain Nastily
01:33:27said the famous lawn from macbeth applaud the shona bay looking innocent flower but a serpent beneath as for nathan matthews massively pointed out that the confessed killer lord repeatedly arguing nathan's actions were full of hatred that his death was not an accident or abduction gone wrong It was
01:33:50cold blooded murder The trial concluded on november eleven two thousand fifteen into the jury retired to consider five weeks worth of evidence to reach a verdict After just over three hours of deliberation the jury declared a nathan matthews guilty of the murder of becky watts Shona horror was
01:34:12found not guilty of murder the guilty of the lesser charge of manslaughter Sentencing occurred on november third in two thousand fifteen during which becky what's parents delivered heart wrenching victim impact statements revealing how deeply loved their daughter had been and how tragically her murder had changed their lives
01:34:34Nathan bent forward keeping his head down during their statements while shorter remained say did upright staring straight ahead I think his father darren goldsworthy said quiet We will never understand why this happened But we now believe we were just disposable pawns in a plot born out of hatred
01:34:57jealousy and greed The heartless cold and calculating perpetrators of this despicable act of evil can never be forgotten or forgiven This act of all aunts sent shock waves through noted in the owl family But the whole country and further afield the betrayal we feel is insurmountable It would
01:35:19have been much kinder to have killed us all They have to cope with the aftermath of this crime No Dinah lee did that cruelly row becky of her loss They also took her dignity in death When i close my eyes to go to sleep i see becky's death
01:35:36over and over again I see what they did to my child Well he heard crying out What are you doing then I'll feel her terror as she realizes they're not going to stop And she is about the door I feel her heart racing I'll say all this and
01:35:55i am powerless to help her all too frequently Hi Awake A drenched in sweat and physically shaking becky was so small and fragile she never stood a chance These nightmares consumed my every thought like advanced cancer They haunt my days and to terrorize my nights This is the
01:36:17reality of what transpired that day a legacy i cannot escape at this time I prayed that the law and justice will go hand in hand and to the sentence will fit this abel act of murder and butchery Becky's biological mother tanya what spoke of being haunted by images
01:36:39of her daughters A little wrist in the mortuary with a bandage covering the horrific cut marks quite every day has been a living nightmare And as if that wasn't bad enough for some reason my daughter was not only murdered but she was mutilated and cut in two paces
01:36:59It's the worst of all horror movies but this is real This is my child Based on evidence presented a trial Justice james din judgments accepted that the alleged kidnapping and subsequent murder of becky watts had been a sexually motivated plan orchestrated by both nathan matthews and shawna whore
01:37:22with shauna pandering to nathan's perversions conducting his subordinate He did not accept shown his claims of ignorance stating she was either the unluckiest most naive person in the world or clearly she knew what was going on Justice tinge mints noted The couples the seat of their own family
01:37:43has particularly cruel and unusual He's always world with tears in his voice broke because he spoke of becky's family quiet I should like to pay public tribute to the family of becky for the dignified way in which they have conducted themselves Hearing the evidence during the troll has
01:38:03been difficult for anyone but it is plain that it has been an immense burden for the family Taking into account that nathan nor shauna had shown any remorse for their actions and both still refused to speak truthfully about what really happened to becky Justice danger mint sentenced nathan
01:38:23matthews toe a mandatory life sentence with a minimum term of thirty three years shona hall was sentenced to seventeen years in prison Subsequent appeals have been rejected Called demetrius and j Jim parsons the couple who let nathan matthew store becky's body parts in their garden shed on barton
01:38:50court Both played guilty to assisting an offender Judge neil ford accepted the couple's defence that they did not know what nathan suitcases contained Quote You both knew nathan matthews but neither of you could have imagined that he was capable of the levels of depravity to which he descended
01:39:12You had unwittingly agreed to the hiding of the body of rebecca watts and objects connected to her abduction killing and dismemberment You will notify aided by money and he knew that you were assisting matthews toe hard items which he believed were linked toe a relevant offense Those who
01:39:31assist offenders in ignorance of the offense that has been committed take a risk into the punishment that follows must reflect the offense that has been committed called the matrix was sentenced to two years prison and jane parsons to sixteen months for their involvement with the crime James island
01:39:54the man who helped called the matron's moved the suitcases and carl's twin brother donovan demetrius who also lived at the barton corps property pled not guilty to assisting an offender They both claim to know involvement in the crime and were eventually found not guilty and cleared of all
01:40:12charges After the trial the bristol community continue to show their support for becky watts and her family A lamppost was placed in one of becky's favorite places sind george paar to pay tribute to her memory Every time that lit up an apple tree was planted in becky's Ona
01:40:32had the meadowvale community center and a memorial bench was placed in plumbers you close to her home Lastly a mural was painted featuring becky's name in bold lettering The top half of the text painted pink the bottom blue Angie goals where these health deteriorated following the tragedy as
01:40:56the horror that her own son was responsible for her beloved stepdaughter's death took its toll Despite this she hoped to one day summon the courage to confront nathan in prison and find out the truth of what exactly happened on february nineteen two thousand fifteen Quote I want to
01:41:16know why it happened I just want to say that he feel was guilty I want to know that he understands what he's done not only to becky but to may as well I want him to know that he's destroyed my life and that soon i'll be dead and
01:41:32old die brokenhearted I'll ask him war I'll tell nathan i can never forgive him for what he's done paul explained This will be the last time he ever set eyes on his mother The last time i say my son the last chance to look into his oars I
01:41:52think i love him but i'm not really sure now He's done what he's done but i'm still his mother And she's doing wishes to be buried next to becky The girl she raised us Her own daughter Quite I want to be buried with becky the beautiful girl my
01:42:13son took away from us We were inseparable From the time she was a baby She felt safe in my arms Dangles where the continues to suffer from nightmares of the pain and terror his daughter endured during her final moments believing without nice certainty Her death was at the
01:42:35hands of both nathan matthews and shown a whore He keeps the door to becky's out bedroom lock to ensure everything inside remains exactly as it was the day she died a timeless memorial to his only daughter darren fund early ray visits home videos of becky including one whether
01:42:56to go head to head in the atomic curry challenge In the footage becky bravely holds up a fork bearing incredibly spicy curry After a few hesitant nibbles she begins wolfing down the meal telling her dad with a wry smile that it's easy Has her faced us to read
01:43:15and and break out with sweat In a tribute to her daughter tanya What said quite I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who took my beautiful angel into their hearts I felt unable to say anything about becky until now is the sense of loss
01:43:36and pain is overwhelming But throughout this time i have been so touched and comforted by her people many of whom are complete strangers have taken the time to express their condolences Ah feel becky's presence older and me I know that she's up in heaven with her nanny and
01:43:55granby and other people that loved her Thank you to all those people who help to search for becky and to god Our angel returned to us We were able to see each other one last time I know that she is a piece Thank you Now have the dignity
01:44:11that she deserves I am determined to focus on happy memories of becky has a beautiful baby and a gorgeous girl I have been going through old photographs and she has a beaming small in all of them This's how she should be remembered for her beauty inside and

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