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Six officers face investigation in Jayden Parkinson inquiry

Oxford Mail:

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

SIX police officers are now under investigation over how the disappearance of murdered teen Jayden Parkinson was handled.

CPS to decide on Jake Blakeley prosecution

Oxford Mail:

7:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

The Crown Prosecution Service will say on Friday whether it will prosecute Jake Blakeley again over his role in helping his brother dispose of Jayden Parkinson’s body.

Watch: CCTV tracking killer Ben Blakeley and victim Jayden Parkinson

Oxford Mail:

10:20am Saturday 26th July 2014

Watch the CCTV video shown to the jury of Jayden leaving her hostel, being with Ben Blakeley on the day she died, Blakeley after the killing, and then Blakeley on the night he reburied her body

Jayden trial: Judge Patrick Eccles' sentencing remarks

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

JUDGE Patrick Eccles' remarks when sentencing Ben Blakeley for the murder of Jayden Parkinson

Listen: Jayden trial: Killer Ben Blakeley gets 20-year prison sentence + Audio of the family and police statements

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

JAYDEN Parkinson’s family said justice had been done after her “sick and twisted” murderer was given a life sentence.

Mothers united in grief as killers sentenced + listen to Jayden's family's statement

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

AS THE killers of their children were sentenced in separate cases yesterday, two heartbroken mothers stopped to console each other outside Oxford Crown Court

Jayden trial: Full statement from Jayden's family + audio

Oxford Mail:

4:17pm Friday 25th July 2014

A statement released by Jayden Parkinson's family following the sentencing: 

Jayden trial: Ben Blakeley jailed for a minimum of 20 years for murder + audio

Oxford Mail:

3:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

BEN Blakeley has been jailed for a minimum of 20 years for murdering Jayden Parkinson. 

Ben Blakeley found guilty of Jayden Parkinson's murder

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

JAYDEN Parkinson’s mother wept openly yesterday after Ben Blakeley was found guilty of her daughter’s murder.

Jury told of violence, a life on the streets, jealousy and blackmailing

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

DETAILS of Blakeley and Jayden’s turbulent relationship emerged throughout the trial.

Fundraising in memory of schoolfriend

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

ONE of Jayden’s closest friends said last night Ben Blakeley’s conviction for murder was “100 per cent” the right verdict.

Trial littered with outbursts and an unaccepted apology

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

THERE were angry and emotional scenes in Oxford Crown Court when Ben Blakeley first admitted killing his 17-year-old ex-girlfriend.

Case review taking place after tragedy

Oxford Mail: oxfordshire county council logo round

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

OXFORDSHIRE’S social care authorities are carrying out a serious case review following the murder of Jayden Parkinson.

‘Relationship would have been like an addiction Jayden couldn’t give up’

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

BY the age of 17, Jayden Parkinson had lived a more chaotic life than most teenagers.

‘Only Ben can explain why he chose to rebury her body in an existing grave’

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

IT WAS the news everyone was dreading.

Final steps in a life cut tragically short

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

WHEN Ben Blakeley met Jayden Parkinson on the night of Tuesday, December 3, the fields he led her out onto were a part of his childhood. Minutes away from his former home on Craven Way, he said they were a favourite spot for them to go together. He told his trial he had been to the wooden footbridge, where he put his hands around Jayden’s neck, 1,000 times. Reporter Pete Hughes retraced Jayden’s last walk and the days that followed

‘Crime school’ helped shape Blakeley’s violent character

Oxford Mail:

7:30am Friday 25th July 2014

A CARE home once branded a “crime school” for boys is where Ben Blakeley spent part of his early teenage years.

Live Blog: Jayden Parkinson trial

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

7:45am Thursday 24th July 2014

Follow our coverage of the verdicts in the Jayden Parkinson trial today and then the reaction

Verdict: Ben Blakeley guilty of murdering Jayden Parkinson

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

4:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

BEN Blakeley has been found guilty of murdering 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson.

Man found not guilty in Jayden disturbance case

Oxford Mail: Scales of Justice

8:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

A 24-year-old has been found not guilty of a committing public order offence during a court hearing for the killer of Jayden Parkinson.

Jayden jury still out

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

8:30am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The jury in the murder trial of Ben Blakeley was sent home yesterday and will continue deliberating on Thursday.

Charity collection held in honour of Jayden Parkinson

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Monday 21st July 2014

FRIENDS of Jayden Parkinson held their first charity fundraiser at the weekend, as her family await a jury’s verdict on her killer.

Jayden jury is still out

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Saturday 19th July 2014

The jury in the murder trial of Ben Blakeley at Oxford Crown Court has not yet reached a verdict.

Jayden jury considers verdict

Oxford Mail:

7:04pm Thursday 17th July 2014

THE jury in the trial of the man who killed Jayden Parkinson will continue to consider its verdict tomorrow.

Jury sent out in Jayden Parkinson murder trial

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

9:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

THE jury has been sent out to consider its verdict in the murder trial of the man who killed Jayden Parkinson.

Jury in Jayden trial sent home for the day after retiring to consider verdict

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

4:13pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

The jury in the Jayden Parkinson murder trial has been sent home for the day.

Hostel worker saw 'transformation' in Jayden Parkinson after split with Blakeley, court told

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

1:28pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

A SUPPORT worker claimed in Oxford Crown Court there was a "transformation" in Jayden Parkinson after she split up with Ben Blakeley.

Killer ‘used younger brother as a tool to help him bury body’

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

A TEENAGER who helped in the hiding of Jayden Parkinson’s body was just a “tool” used by his older brother, a jury heard yesterday.

Jayden trial: Jury told not to let sympathy play a part in its decision

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

7:42pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE jury in the murder trial of Ben Blakeley has been warned not to let sympathy for Jayden Parkinson play a part in its decision.

Blakeley lied about Jayden because 'no one would believe him', court told

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

12:15pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

BEN Blakeley lied to the police about his ex-girlfriend's whereabouts because he feared no one would believe him, a jury has heard.

Teenager who aided burial is named as killer’s brother

Oxford Mail:

8:30am Tuesday 15th July 2014

THE 17-year-old who played a part Jayden Parkinson’s burial can now be named as Jake Blakeley, the younger brother of her killer Ben.

Jayden trial: Defence barrister says Ben Blakeley did not mean to kill Jayden

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

5:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

A DEFENCE barrister has said Ben Blakeley did not intend to kill his ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson.

Jayden trial: Ben Blakeley's co-defendant is his younger brother

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

3:40pm Monday 14th July 2014

TODAY it can be reported for the first time that 17-year-old Jake Blakeley helped his older brother bury the body of Jayden Parkinson.

Blakeley prone to losing his temper and resorting to violence, court told

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

1:57pm Monday 14th July 2014

A BARRISTER has described Ben Blakeley as a liar who lost his temper and strangled his ex girlfriend.

JAYDEN MURDER TRIAL: Teenager tells court he was afraid of defendant

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

8:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

A TEENAGER who helped bury the body of Jayden Parkinson said even after he was arrested for murder he did not realise what he had done.

Jayden trial: Blakeley's co-accused says: I don't want to think about what happened

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

7:50pm Friday 11th July 2014

THE 17-year-old who helped Ben Blakeley hide the body of his ex-girlfriend Jayden Parkinson told a jury he doesn’t want to think about what he was involved in.

Jayden trial: Teenager accused of not telling the truth over killing

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

12:34pm Friday 11th July 2014

A 17-YEAR-OLD who twice helped to bury the body of Jayden Parkinson has been accused of not telling the truth about what happened.

‘I deserve death penalty for the killing of Jayden’

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

7:00am Friday 11th July 2014

BEN Blakeley has told a jury he should get the death sentence for killing his former girlfriend 17-year-old Jayden Parkinson.

Mums support teachers as public workers stage strike

Oxford Mail:

6:30am Friday 11th July 2014

TEACHERS, firefighters and Job Centre staff took part in rallies in Oxford yesterday during a national day of industrial action.

Jayden trial: Teenager who admits helping to bury her body said he didn't put "two and two together"

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

8:07pm Thursday 10th July 2014

A 17-YEAR-OLD who admits helping to bury the body of Jayden Parkinson has said he would never have knowingly aided her killer.

Jayden trial: Blakeley "cool as a cucumber" as he tried to hide Jayden's body

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

12:49pm Thursday 10th July 2014

THE man who killed Jayden Parkinson has been accused of being as "cool as a cucumber" while trying to hide her body, a jury has heard.

'I relive Jayden's death in my dreams,' Blakeley tells court

Oxford Mail:

9:00am Thursday 10th July 2014

BEN Blakeley told Oxford Crown Court yesterday he relives the night he killed Jayden Parkinson every day and in his dreams.

Jayden trial: Blakeley relives the night he killed the teenager

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

6:58pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

BEN Blakeley relived the night he killed Jayden Parkinson at Oxford Crown Court today. 

Jayden trial: Jurors retrace the steps of Jayden and Ben Blakeley when she died

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

1:07pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

JURORS have this morning retraced the route Ben Blakeley said he took with Jayden Parkinson on December 3, the night she died.

Jayden jury visit scene

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

9:10am Wednesday 9th July 2014

The jury in the murder trial Jayden Parkinson’s killer will go on a site visit this morning.

Jayden trial halted as jury member falls ill

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

8:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

The trial of the man who killed Jayden Parkinson was adjourned yesterday because a jury member was unwell.

‘Give me a life sentence I deserve it’ court is told

Oxford Mail: Ben Blakeley

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

BEN Blakeley told Oxford Crown Court yesterday “give me a life sentence, I deserve it”.

Jayden trial: Ben Blakeley accused of being a "ruthless and calculating individual"

Oxford Mail:

8:05pm Friday 4th July 2014

BEN Blakeley was today told he was a “cold, ruthless and calculating individual”.

Jayden trial: Ben Blakeley launches foul-mouthed abuse at prosecutor

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

4:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

BEN BLAKELEY, accused of murdering Jayden Parkison, launched foul-mouthed abuse at the prosecutor as he said Oxford Crown Court this afternoon it should "end the trial today" and he will "accept the years" for his manslaughter charge.

Jayden trial: Defendant Blakeley tells jury how he killed teenager

Oxford Mail: Jayden Parkinson

6:30am Friday 4th July 2014

MURDER accused Ben Blakeley described yesterday how he killed former girlfriend Jayden Parkinson.






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