Vincent Tabak did their utmost to persuade a jury he had been a bashful, naive bachelor whom strangled Joanna Yeates in an instant of panic to quit her screaming after a clumsy pass.
By Martin Evans, John Bingham and Gordon Rayner
He previously only had one gf, he told them, and ended up being therefore sexually inexperienced which he utilized an on-line dating agency to start that relationship.
However in truth Tabak ended up being obsessed with violent pornography and prostitutes. He fantasised about females being choked while having sex.
Whenever police seized their computer systems they discovered a number of degrading images and sadomasochistic movies with sexually explicit images of a female bearing a striking resemblance to Miss Yeates.
A girl with the same short blonde hairstyle as Miss Yeates is shown on her back, with a pink T-shirt pulled up to expose one of her breasts in one image.
Detectives whom discovered the image on Tabak’s hard disk noted a variety of similarities utilizing the means Miss Yeates’s frozen body ended up being discovered, along with her red top additionally pulled up to reveal her upper body.
Prosecutors think that Tabak killed Miss Yeates to fulfill his depraved intimate desires, because he desired to go from “observer to perpetrator”.
The Daily Telegraph also can reveal that Tabak, whom advertised to stay in a loving, monogamous relationship with Tanja Morson, utilized company trips overseas to take into consideration prostitutes on the web.
Tabak’s defence team insisted Miss Yeates’s murder was at absolutely no way sexually motivated, however the disclosures about their individual life, that have been held through the jury at Bristol Crown Court, paint his appalling crime in a light that is different. Continue reading