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Former Buro Happold engineer guilty of Yeates murder

Vincent Tabak has been found guilty of murdering his next-door neighbour Joanna Yeates

The Bristol Crown Court jury came to a majority decision of 10-2 today (28 October).

Yeates, who lived in Clifton, Bristol, worked for architects BDP and disappeared on 17 December 2010 after going for Christmas drinks with colleagues.

Her body was found on a verge in a lane in Failand, north Somerset, on Christmas Day.

Tabak, 33, had admitted manslaughter but pleaded not guilty to murder. He has been given a life sentence and will serve a minimum of 20 years.

In May, BDP launched Cycle for Jo, a fundraising cross-country cycle ride in her memory.

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