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In Pictures: The murder scene

The fire-damaged flat in New Cross

The flat where the two French students lived in New Cross, south east London, was set alight after they were tortured and murdered last June. Warning: some readers may find these images disturbing.

The fire-damaged flat in New Cross

The fire caused an explosion at the flat in Sterling Gardens. Prosecutor Crispin Aylett QC told the court firefighters found "a scene of almost unimaginable horror" when they arrived.

The fire-damaged flat in New Cross

Police images show where the students' badly burnt bodies were discovered. Gabriel Ferez and Laurent Bonomo, both 23, had been tied up and stabbed almost 250 times during the attack.



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