Mid Wales

April Jones: Work starts on razing Mark Bridger's house

Mark Bridger's house
Image caption Diggers have moved in and taken the roof off Bridger's house in Powys

Builders have begun preparing to demolish a cottage dubbed the "house of evil", where Mark Bridger is believed to have murdered April Jones.

Work started on Friday to flatten the house in Ceinws, Powys.

Scaffolding surrounds the property and the roof has been pulled off.

Bridger was sentenced to a whole-life term for killing the five-year-old, from Machynlleth. He is believed to have dismembered her at the cottage but her remains have not been found.

The house is expected to be completely demolished on Monday.

The Welsh government bought it and promised to knock it down as April's parents, Coral and Paul, asked.

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