Teenage girl accused of double murder says she felt like killing for

first_imgKatie Edwards, 13, was found dead in the bedroom of her home in Spalding Two teenagers have been accused of the murdersCredit:Chris Radburn/PA The teenager is accused of killing the pair along with a 15-year-old boy who has already admitted murder.The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has admitted manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility, but denies murder. A teenage girl accused of murdering a mother and daughtertold police she and her co-accused had felt like killing them for “quite a while”, a court has heard.The girl, who was aged 14 at the time of the alleged murders, also told officers she was “relieved” once the victims were dead.Elizabeth Edwards, 49, and her 13-year-old daughter Katie, were found dead at their home in Spalding in Lincolnshire in April. Liz Edwards, who worked as a popular dinner lady, died of stab wounds  Katie Edwards, 13, was found dead in the bedroom of her home in SpaldingCredit:Enterprise News and Pictures Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Two teenagers have been accused of the murders On the second day of her trial at Nottingham Crown Court, the jury was told that she told police officers that she and the boy had planned the killings having “felt like murdering for quite a while”.In police transcripts read out to the court, the girl said the plan had originally started out as a joke that had “escalated”.She said: “A gun would have been easier but we don’t really have any in this country. The knife was a better solution.” The teenager told detectives that the boy “seemed fine” after stabbing Ms Edwards and her daughter with a kitchen knife.She explained that after the pair were killed, the pair shared a bath and watched four films before they were arrested.”I was OK with it. Just the fact that it happened so quickly gave me peace of mind,” she told policeBut she also discussed planning to take her own life following the murders.The teenager left a note saying “f*** you world” and asking for her ashes to be scattered at a special place.The trial continues Liz Edwards, who worked as a popular dinner lady, died of stab wounds Credit:Enterprise News and Pictureslast_img

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