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Murdered Jane's mother gives talk
Liz Longhurst talks to children
Liz Longhurst talked to children at assembly at Uplands School
The mother of murdered music teacher Jane Longhurst has visited the school in Brighton where her daughter worked.

Liz Longhurst went to Uplands School in Hollingdean on Thursday to attend an assembly, talk to pupils who knew Jane and present a cheque for 1,000.

She also spoke to students and staff at Varndean sixth form college in Brighton about internet pornography.

Graham Coutts, from Hove, convicted of Miss Longhurst's murder in February, has been given leave to appeal.

Special needs

Liz Longhurst, who lives in Reading, Berkshire, is undertaking a series of talks around the country.

She is donating any money she makes by writing about her campaign to Uplands, a special needs school.

She said she did not find it too difficult to be at her daughter's school.

"I am actually delighted to be here," she said.

"It is nice to be associated with the school which meant so much to her."

Coutts, a musician, took 31-year-old Miss Longhurst to his flat and strangled her with a pair of tights in March 2003.

The trial at Lewes Crown Court heard he had an obsession with strangulation and had looked at internet sites connected with the fetish.




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