24 Jun 2021

Bridget Simmonds murder trial: Jury retires to decide verdict

From Checkpoint, 6:21 pm on 24 June 2021

Warning: This story contains distressing details of domestic violence.

A jury in Whangārei has retired to decide whether Northland woman Bridget Simmonds was murdered.

The mother-of-two was reported missing in March 2019. Her body was found buried in a shallow grave in farmland at Parakao, near Whangārei, 15 months later.

Sam Olley has been in court.