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Babes in the Wood’s ex-girlfriend convicted of perjury and legal abuse | UK News

Babes in the Wood’s ex-girlfriend, killer Russell Bishop, was convicted of perjury and misuse of justice in his 1987 trial.

Jennifer Johnson has been accused of lying “prolifically” and “significantly undermining” the trial.

The 55-year-old Lewes Crown Court trial has learned in recent weeks that she had told “lies that mattered”, including about one crucial piece of evidence – a sweatshirt found near the premises.

Johnson insisted she acted under duress and “had no choice but to lie during the trial more than three decades ago.

But she was today convicted by a jury on one count of perjury and one count of misuse of the course of justice, after jurors took more than 12 hours to render their majority guilty verdict. on both counts.

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This notice was published: 2021-05-17 12:26:00