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Nicola Edgington: Officers 'failed to carry out checks'

A psychiatric patient who murdered a woman six years after killing her own mother has been jailed for life.

Nicola Edgington, 32, of Greenwich, who has schizophrenia, must serve at least 37 years for nearly decapitating Sally Hodkin in Bexleyheath.

And it has emerged that police officers failed to carry out checks which would have revealed she had killed before.

June Kelly reports.

  • 04 Mar 2013
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