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Jane, also from Reading, was a regular visitor to the home the couple shared.
A post-mortem showed she had been strangled in a frenzied attack in which she also sustained more than 43 separate injuries.
Joanne Yeates was murdered by perverted fantasist Vincent Tabak, whose infatuation with Joanna and obsession with internet images showing chilling depictions of women being choked proved to be a fatal combination Tabak was charged with Joanna’s murder.
While there are no formal statistics available from the Home Office or the Ministry of Justice on the links between viewing porn and committing violent sex crime, there have been a number of murders in recent years in which the perpetrators have been known to have viewed — or been regular viewers — of extreme porn.
The victims included Jane Longhurst, whose violent death in 2003 at the hands of porn obsessive Graham Coutts led to a change in the law after Jane’s mother campaigned for a ban on internet sites which promoted violence against women for sexual gratification.
Joanna’s terrible injuries — she had fought for her life — suggested otherwise.