THE moment that police officers discovered Terry Edwards body has been shared with the jury at his murder trial.

The case was opened on June 1 at Mold Crown Court against Barry John Bagnall.

He stands accused of murdering Terry Edwards, 60, between May 29 and June 1 last year at Trevena Way, Caia Park, Wrexham.

It is alleged that he is responsible for Edwards death – who was found at his home address after suffering "severe blunt force head injury".

The forklift truck driver, of Trevenna Way, also has a charge of attempting to pervert the course of justice up for consideration by the jury.

On Thursday, June 3, the court was shown further footage within Edwards home and the surrounding area.

Det Sgt Dewi Jones served with the force for many years but now works as a civilian investigator. He oversaw several elements of the Terry Edwards case.

He explained how officers complied a full walkthrough of Edwards home on Pont Wen – where he was killed.


Day One: Barry Bagnall stands trial of Terry Edwards murder

Day Two: Barry Bagnall back in the dock as Terry Edwards murder trial continues

There was a brief walk around inside the property, showing the living area and kitchen space.

The jury were asked to focus attention on the various cans of Scrumpy Jacks cider, that the court was previously told had been purchased by Bagnall before it is believed Mr Edwards was killed.

Images moved onto the scene of the incident, the bedroom.

The court was shown where Mr Edwards was found under the blue duvet having been killed and concealed.

The jury was then shown a piece of bodycam footage taken from a police officer on the scene as Mr Edwards was discovered.

The clip shows the officer pulling back the cover that was concealing the body after officers were forced to break through the property’s front door.

The Leader: Barry John Bagnall, INSET, returned to Mold Crown Court for his murder trial. [Image Credit: Andrew Price / View Finder Pictures]

Barry John Bagnall stands on trial at Mold Crown Court. [Inset Image: Andrew Price / View Finder Pictures.]

Pixilated images disguise the fatal blows to Mr Edwards head  but attention was drawn to blood splatters above the bedframe matching his DNA.

Outside the home, a note had been discovered in the recycling bin belonging to Mr Edwards neighbour.

It had a list of three names along with amounts of money beside them. It included the name ‘Barry’.

An aerial view was gathered of the Caia Park estate by forensic experts.

The jury was asked to draw attention to tags left on Trevena Way – Bagnall’s address – as well as Pont Wen, the home of Mr Edwards which we have just been through.

Images also showed that an Alcatel phone battery was found in Caia Park along the route police know Bagnall took.

This matched the phone that Mr Edwards would have had at the time that was disconnected from the mobile network permanently.

The route ends at the Caia Park Co-Op where Bagnall is known to have used Edwards’s debit card after his death.

Next week will see witnesses give evidence – including a pathologist, forensic experts and neighbours of Pont Wen , Mr Edward’s estate.

The trial continues on Monday…