Woman, 48, questioned by Jayden detectives

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Detectives investigating the killing of Jayden Parkinson were yesterday questioning a 48-year-old Didcot woman.

Jayden, 17, was found in a disturbed grave next to All Saints Church in December, two weeks after she went missing from the One Foot Forward hostel in Oxford.

The woman was arrested at about 8.20am yesterday on suspicion of perverting the course of justice.

Jayden’s boyfriend Ben Blakeley, 22, of Christchurch Road, Reading, has been charged with her murder and perverting the course of justice. A 17-year-old Didcot boy, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is also charged with perverting the course of justice. Both are in custody and due in court on March 17.

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