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 Wednesday, 22 January, 2003, 11:25 GMT
Rose West calls off Slade wedding
Rosemary West
Rose West is in Durham prison
The wedding between jailed serial killer Rose West and Slade bass player Dave Glover has been called off - just days after it was announced.

The pair have been writing to each other for a year, but Mr Glover is reported to have pulled out because of the publicity.

In a statement released by her solicitor, Leo Goatley, West said she wanted to give "this young man his life back."

Plans for the wedding were announced on Sunday.

Life sentence

Mr Goatley added: "She sounded quite matter of fact when she told me the news. She just said 'I want you to tell the press that the relationship is at an end.'

"There was not much more to it than that. She sounded a bit flat but not distressed."

Mr Glover joined the rock band Slade in October 2000.

West is currently serving 10 life sentences in Durham prison for killing young women and girls in Gloucester.

Her husband, Fred, committed suicide on New Year's Day 1995.


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