Rita Heyster
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Woman guilty of wife murder cover-up

A woman has been convicted of helping her lover cover up the murder of his wife.

The High Court in Edinburgh heard that 57-year-old Rita Heyster helped Harry Jarvis hide his wife's body under floorboards at his home in Bathgate, West Lothian.

The court also heard that during their affair Jarvis had persuaded Heyster to live in the garden shed.

  • 14 Jul 2011