Seven defendants up in decapitation case

THE seven defendants in the case of murdered man Michael Gilbert whose body was found beheaded in Arlesey s Blue Lagoon in May will appear at Luton Crown Court tomorrow (Monday). They include James Watt, 26, from Chertsey Close, Luton, accused of mur

THE seven defendants in the case of murdered man Michael Gilbert whose body was found beheaded in Arlesey's Blue Lagoon in May will appear at Luton Crown Court tomorrow (Monday).

They include brothers James Watt, 26, Richard Watt, 24, and Robert Watt, 19, all acused of murder, as well as their parents Antonio Watt, 70, and Jennifer Smith-Dennis, 58 charged with familial homicide (allowing the death of a vulnerable person) and perverting the course of justice.

Also appearing will be James' girlfriend, Natasha Oldfield, 29, charged with familial homicide and assisting an offender, and Richard's girlfriend, Nichola Roberts, 21, charged with familial homicide and perverting the course of justice.

All the defendants live in Chertsey Close, Luton, except Roberts of Burford Close, Luton.


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