Birmingham internet dating murder
As a result of the severe head injuries Lancaster sustained in the attack, she went into a coma from which she never regained consciousness and died of her injuries thirteen days later.The police said the attack may have been linked to the couple wearing gothic fashion and being members of the goth subculture.
Porton allegedly suffocated Lexi in the early hours of January 15.
The prosecution alleges that Lexi had been dead for some time before a 999 call was made and Mr Saxby said evidence showed Porton had previously searched the internet for details of how long it would take a dead body “to go cold up to the shoulder”.
READ MORE" data-reactid="58"These are the world's busiest commuter lines On the day of Scarlett’s death, Mr Saxby said Porton dialled 111 at 10.20pm, saying her surviving daughter was asleep in her car near a retail park and she wanted to “double check first” before taking her to hospital from a hotel where she was staying.
Usha Patel, 44, was ferociously beaten and strangled to death by Miles Donnelly, 35, after the pair had organised to meet for up at her Cricklewood flat in north London.
Patel was killed while her five-year-old son slept in the next room after the mother had invited the “lying and manipulative” man over on the night of October 7 2015 after meeting through the online dating agency, Oasis.