A man has today been found guilty of murdering a mother-of-nine who was hacked to death before being dumped in a wheelie bin.
Shauna Lee, 36, was pregnant with twins when she was killed by Karl Burman and her remains have never been found. It is believed she was incinerated.
Burman, 24, was jailed for life with a minimum term of 19 years for killing his partner Shauna Lee.
Prosecutor Mark Wall QC told Birmingham Crown Court during the trial that the defendant had chopped up the mother's body, put the parts in bin bags and chucked them away with the rubbish.
As the waste is not routinely inspected, it is likely the human remains would have been taken away by council binmen unaware of what was inside.
Police investigating her disappearance had little success until Burman dialled 999 some six months after she disappeared in November 2010 and said he had killed her. Read More