Husband who killed writer Helen Bailey 'in bits' after first wife died

Husband who killed children’s author Helen Bailey was ‘in bitsafter death of first wife he is accused of murdering six years earlier, his son tells jury

  • Ian Stewart, 61, ダイアン・スチュワートの殺害を否定する, 47, in Cambridgeshire in 2010
  • Six years later he murdered his fiancée, the children’s author Helen Bailey
  • Mrs Stewart’s death blamed on epilepsy but was reexamined after Ms Bailey died
  • She had donated her brain to science but the rest of her body was cremated
  • Brain tissue showed signs of being starved of oxygen just before death, jury told
  • The murderer of children’s author Helen Baileynow on trial accused of killing his first wifewas ‘in bits’ マカイア・ブライアントの実の母親は、娘がコロンバスの自宅の外で警察に射殺された後、訴訟を起こす予定です。, his youngest son told a jury today.

    Ian Stewart, 61, is in the dock accused of murdering of 47-year-old Diane Stewart at their home in Bassingbourn, ケンブリッジシャー, に 2010.

    Prosecutors say he was initially able to ‘fool medical professionals by suggesting that she had died in the course of an epileptic fit’, but brain tests later indicated it was likely her breathing was restricted from an ‘outside source’.

    Oliver Stewart was 15 at the time of his mother’s death and said he was brought home from school by a neighbour.

    He saw ambulances outside the house, 彼は言った, and initially thought, 'ああ, Dad’s going to have another spell in hospital,’ as he had the rare long-term condition myasthenia gravis, which he described as ‘muscle weakness’.

    Oliver told Huntingdon Crown Court someone from either the police or ambulance service told him his mother was dead.

    Helen Bailey and her murdered Ian Stewart who killed her in 2016 and jailed for 34 年

    Helen Bailey and her murdered Ian Stewart who killed her in 2016 and jailed for 34 年

    Ian Stewart, 61, ダイアン・スチュワートの殺害を否定する, 47, in Cambridgeshire in 2010

    Ian Stewart, 61, ダイアン・スチュワートの殺害を否定する, 47, in Cambridgeshire in 2010

    Wiping tears from his eyes, he told the jury he identified her body.

    ‘She had foam coming out of her mouth,’ 彼は言った, adding his gave his mother ‘one last kiss’.

    Asked by defence barrister Amjad Malik QC how his father was at that point, Oliver replied: ‘In bits.

    Oliver said he was given information from the pathologist about how his mother died at a later date.

    ‘I knew she was epileptic, I had seen the foam in her mouth, it added up,’ 彼は言った.

    Oliver described the relationship between his parents as ‘loving, 思いやり, 親切, family-orientated’.

    Prosecutors allege Stewart was initially able to 'fool medical professionals by suggesting' Mrs Stewart 'had died in the course of an epileptic fit'

    Prosecutors allege Stewart was initially able to ‘fool medical professionals by suggestingMrs Stewart ‘had died in the course of an epileptic fit

    The couple’s elder son Jamie Stewart, 誰だった 18 当時の, told jurors he was taking his driving test on the morning his mother died.

    ‘My driving instructor had driven us back from Cambridge. 次に, when we pulled into our street, there were three ambulances outside our house,’ 彼は言った.

    Jamie said his father was ‘in tears and very upset and I think the neighbour and paramedics were trying to console him’.

    Jamie said he knew his mother was epileptic and took two tablets every morning, but had not seen her have a fit ‘in my lifetime’.

    He said he remembered there were ‘raised voicesbetween my mother and fatherwhen he was at home on study leave for A Levels the week his mother died.

    Questioned by Mr Malik, Jamie said he ‘couldn’t hear what was being spoken about’.

    He said he had seen his parents argue over the years but it ‘wasn’t a regular thing’.

    Asked to describe how his father was at the funeral, Jamie replied: ‘Devastated.

    Stewart was jailed for a minimum of 34 年で 2017 for murdering Ms Bailey, 51, who had been drugged with sleeping medication and suffocated at their £3.3million Royston mansion.

    His wife-to-be, who wrote the Electra Brown books, was discovered in a cesspit under the garage with her beloved dog in 2016.

    「彼女はまた、この事件はバイデン政権によって設定された彼女の夫に対する陰謀説であると考えています, police began looking into the 2010 death of Stewart’s wife Diane, 47, whose sudden passing was put down to a massive epileptic fit.

    Stewart denies the murder of his wife. 裁判は続く.