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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 15°C

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# April Jones
'You don't think things like this can happen to you': Parents of April Jones open up about daughter’s murder
Paedophile Mark Bridger murdered five-year-old April Jones. He was convicted of her murder and was sentenced to life in prison.
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The home of April Jones's killer has been torn down
The five-year-old is believed to have been murdered at the cottage.
# Wales
Killer of April Jones drops appeal against sentence
Mark Bridger was sentenced last May for the abduction and murder of the five-year-old, from Machynlleth in Powys, Wales.
# Slashing
April Jones's killer attacked in prison
Mark Bridger’s face was slashed with a makeshift knife.
# April Jones
Man found guilty of murdering 5-year-old April Jones
The young girl’s body has still never been found, though blood and tiny bone fragments that were a near-perfect DNA match were found at Bridger’s cottage.
# April Jones
Man accused of murdering April Jones (5) kept pictures of her on laptop
The court heard that Mark Bridger had a folder on his computer with images of April and her half-sisters.
# April Jones
Man accused of murdering April Jones 'approached her sister on Facebook'
The court was also shown images of April’s final hours as the trial of 47-year-old Mark Bridger continued.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added flirty (but ultimately disappointed) rhino
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# April Jones
'Blood and bone fragments' found at home of April Jones murder suspect
The five-year-old has been missing since 1 October 2012. The trial heard bone fragments and blood were found at Bridger’s home.
# Disappearance
April Jones abduction: Mark Bridger pleads 'not guilty'
The five-year-old has been missing since 1 October 2012.
# April Jones
April Jones murder suspect “tearful” in court
Mark Bridger, 46, appeared at Aberystwyth Magistrates’ Court charged with the murder of the missing girl.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style
Here’s the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Murder
April Jones: Mark Bridger charged with her murder and abduction
46-year-old Bridger was also charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice. Police in Wales say they remain committed to searching for April.
# April Jones
Police searching for April Jones to hold press conference this afternoon
Police are continuing to question Mark Bridger about the 5-year-old’s disappearance as the search for her continues.
# Murder
Police given more time to question suspect over April Jones disappearance
Detectives upgraded the investigation to murder earlier today.
# April Jones
Police now treating April Jones disappearance as murder investigation
Police also say it is “no longer appropriate” for members of the public to continue helping in the search for the five-year-old.
# April Jones
April Jones: Leading forensic psychologist now aiding search
The search for five-year-old April Jones has will continue today, despite adverse weather conditions.
# need to know
The Evening with added '80s childhood memories
The things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Abducted
Update: Search for April Jones to continue through the night
Earlier today, the missing girl’s older sister made an emotional appeal for April’s return. “It’s been too long,” she said.
# April Jones
Police search home of April Jones suspect
Police are searching the rented home of Mark Bridger, the 46-year-old arrested in connection with April’s disappearance.
# Abduction
April Jones: Police looking at 20 sites as search continues
Sky News is now reporting that the missing 5-year-old suffers from Cerebral Palsy.
# April Jones
April Jones's mum: "Please, please help us find her"
Mother makes tearful appeal to public to help bring forward information that will help find her five-year-old girl.