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Rachel Manning trial: Jury retires to consider verdict

Rachel Manning
Rachel Manning was reported missing when she did not arrive at work on 11 December

A jury has retired to its consider its verdict in the trial of a man accused of murdering a teenager in Milton Keynes more than 12 years ago.

Rachel Manning, 19, was found strangled in undergrowth at Woburn Golf Club in December 2000.

Her boyfriend Barri White was convicted of her murder and then acquitted in 2008, after serving six years of a life sentence.

Shahidul Ahmed, 41, of Chestnut Crescent, Bletchley, denies murder.

Miss Manning, who lived in Wolverton, Milton Keynes, had been to a party and nightclub with Mr White when the pair became separated in the early hours of 10 December.

Her body was found two days later.

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