The 46 year old former abattoir worker Mark Bridges fought back tears today as he made his first appearance in court after being charged with the murder of April Jones. April Jones the 5 year old missing school girl who was abducted and murdered will now be the unfortunate conversation at the courthouse. Mark Bridger is being charged with three charges including murder, abduction of missing girl and disposing of her body.
Moreover Bridger is a former friend and neighbor of the Jones family and known though out the small community. This morning a brief 4 minute hearing played out as Bridger received the charges from the clerk and confirmed he understood knowledge of them. Furthermore he was then given some food in the cell before being driven to Manchester where he is being held in custody until he can be tried by the court.
Sadly enough the body of the five year old girl has still not been found and she suffers a mild cerebral palsy. Her grandfather Richard Moon and step grandmother Jean Moon described the brain condition to hinder development and affect posture as well as balance movement and slight problems with hands. However the Richard and Jean said April tries to live a normal life and work through it.
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As the search for her April Jones body continues the police have deployed around 100 officers to the search in Machynllth even though the mountain rescue teams have been taken down. However the police office leading the hunt for the missing five year old has vowed the april jones found will be the headlines before he finished. Search units have also been made to scour the River Dyfi as the hunt continues.
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Murder suspect Mark Bridger sobbed in the dock today as he was accused of the murder of April Jones
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