A SERIAL killer fanatic and his lover who killed and dismembered a girl at their “home of horrors” flat have been jailed for all times as we speak.
Nathan Maynard-Ellis, 30, and boyfriend David Leesley, 25, brutally butchered Julia Rawson earlier than dumping her physique elements in bin luggage on Might 11 final yr.
Nathan Maynard-Ellis and his lover killed their sufferer of their ‘home of horrors’ flatCredit score: BPM Media
David Leesley, 25, helped dismember Julie RawsonCredit score: BPM Media
Julia Rawson, 42, was brutally murdered by the evil coupleCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
The 42-year-old sufferer was battered with a rolling pin after she was lured again to their dwelling earlier than the evil pair used a hacksaw to chop up her physique.
They then stuffed the 12 physique elements into luggage and dumped them in two totally different places earlier than burning her blood-stained garments in a bid to cowl their tracks.
Maynard-Ellis was snared when CCTV confirmed him chatting to Ms Rawson in pub in Dudley, West Midlands, on the night time he lured her again to his flat and bludgeoned her to loss of life.
A court docket heard the house was dubbed the “flat of horrors” because it was filled with creepy horror movie memorabilia.
Maynard-Ellis and Leesley have been discovered responsible of homicide, concealment, destruction or disposal of a physique and perverting the course of justice final month.
Maynard-Ellis was additionally discovered responsible of rape, tried rape and threats to kill towards one other lady at Coventry Crown Courtroom.
Maynard-Ellis was jailed for all times, to serve a minimal of 30 years whereas Leesley obtained a life sentence with a minimal of 15 years at Warwick Crown Courtroom.
The court docket heard Ms Rawson had spent the night with an ex-girlfriend, however caught the mistaken bus dwelling and ended up within the Bottle And Cork pub.
CCTV launched by West Midlands Police following the case, exhibits Maynard-Ellis enter the pub at 10.45pm.
Ms Rawson, who was sitting with one other man on the bar, approached him and so they began chatting earlier than she agreed to return with him in a taxi.
Photos taken contained in the property present it full of creepy novels, a Chucky doll holding a knife and gory home made face-masks of characters from horror films Maynard-Ellis used to make.
One other snap exhibits a piece bench lined with dolls heads and severed palms together with instruments together with pliers, drills and an axe.
Jurors heard Ms Rawson was hit over the again of the pinnacle 4 occasions with a rolling pin earlier than Maynard-Ellis and Leesley dismembered her within the tub.
Selfmade horror film masks have been discovered close to plaster casts of palms
Guide cabinets heaving with biographies about killers such because the Yorkshire Ripper and the ‘World’s Most Evil Folks’ have been foundCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The pair used saws to chop up her physique and it was steered the evil pair might have eliminated her proper kidney as a macabre trophy of the killing.
After murdering and dismembering Ms Rawson, the pair stuffed her physique elements into black plastic luggage.
The following day the pair have been caught on CCTV strolling alongside a close-by canal the place they dumped the baggage in undergrowth.
After Ms Rawson’s household reported her lacking, police launched an enormous search which lasted for 47 days earlier than he physique elements have been lastly found.
Maynard-Ellis and Leesley have been lastly caught on Might 22 when a member of the general public alerted police following a CCTV enchantment.
In a press release, Julia’s household described her as “easy-going and fast to make pals with anybody she met.
“She was a proficient artist and musician, with the flexibility to play by ear. Her drawings have been proven at native artwork exhibits.
Blood was discovered beneath the newly-laid carpetCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The pair had tried burning Julia’s garments in a metallic binCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
“Her loss of life has had a devastating influence on us, the mutilation of her physique and the callous method wherein her stays have been scattered has revolted us.
“We are able to solely pray Julia knew nothing about these abhorrent acts.
“We’re an in depth and loving household, clinging to one another in an try to assist one another via this harrowing ordeal, however shall stay deeply affected and troubled by these occasions for the remainder of our lives as a result of Julia’s loss is felt as keenly as we speak as after we heard she had first gone lacking.”
Detective Inspector Jim Colclough, from West Midlands Police, mentioned: “That is merely a tragic case.
“The actions of Maynard-Ellis and Leesley are incomprehensible. Julia did nothing mistaken that night.
“The best way wherein she was murdered and handled in loss of life are despicable.
“Julia’s household, pals and the broader neighborhood wherein this horrific killing has occurred are left devastated by the merciless actions of the pair.
“Luckily wicked crimes like this are uncommon, however their actions have been sickening and it has been a posh and emotionally troublesome case for us as officers to analyze.
“Nonetheless we have been decided to hunt justice for Julia. My ideas stay with them at this troublesome time.”
The home of horrors the place Julia Rawson was murderedCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Nathan Maynard-Ellis and David Leesley have been discovered responsible of homicideCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
Maynard-Ellis and Julia within the pub collectively hours earlier than she was killedCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
He was seen approaching Julia as she sat on the bar with one other manCredit score: SWNS:South West Information Service
The pair have been convicted after a trial at Coventry Crown CourtroomCredit score: PA:Press Affiliation