Lady, 14, raped and murdered in park after ‘stepdad DNA discovered on pants’ was knocked out so onerous by hammer her tooth fell out

Lady, 14, raped and murdered in park after ‘stepdad DNA discovered on pants’ was knocked out so onerous by hammer her tooth fell out

A 14-year-old woman raped and murdered in a park was knocked out so onerous by a hammer her tooth had been knocked out of her mouth, a court docket

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A 14-year-old woman raped and murdered in a park was knocked out so onerous by a hammer her tooth had been knocked out of her mouth, a court docket heard at the moment.

Viktorija Sokolova, from Wolverhampton, was discovered lifeless by a canine walker after she was attacked in West Park on April 12.

Viktorija Sokolova’s partially clothed physique was found on a bench by a canine walker in West Park in April
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A 16-year-old boy, who can’t be named due to his age, is accused of rape, homicide and sexual penetration of a corpse.

It’s alleged the youth used a hammer-like weapon to fracture the sufferer’s cranium in a pavilion often called the “black home”, earlier than sexually assaulting her physique.

Wolverhampton Crown Courtroom at the moment heard Viktorija had been involved with the accused boy through Fb earlier than her demise.

Her mother and father, manufacturing facility employee Karolina Valantiniene and her husband Saidas Valantinas, who was Viktorija’s stepfather, mentioned that they had nothing to do along with her homicide.

Neither have been charged and branded the defence’s suggestion of their involvement as “nonsense”.

Her mother and father’ denials got here after jurors heard earlier within the proceedings that Mr Valantinas’ semen had been discovered on the underwear Viktorija had been sporting when she was attacked.

He informed jurors he didn’t understand how his DNA got here to be on her clothes.

Viktorija’s physique was present in West Park in Wolverhampton
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When cops arrived at West Park they concluded her tooth had been knocked out her mouth “by a violent, heavy blow or contact with a tough floor”, a court docket heard at the moment.

Different gadgets discovered included a closely bloodstained Nike cap, a pair of “closely bloodstained” white denims with a pair of black knickers inside, a pair of trainers on the fringe of the lake and Viktorija’s cell phone within the lake.

Jurors at Wolverhampton Crown Courtroom had beforehand heard the schoolgirl had been subjected to what a prosecutor described as “horrific” ranges of violence.

The boy was arrested on suspicion of homicide on April 13.

The Crown’s case is that he used Fb messenger to rearrange to fulfill the teen, in West Park, and adjusted his trousers earlier than leaving the scene.

Her physique was found on a bench by a canine walker in West Park
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Giving proof on Thursday, Mrs Valantiniene described how her daughter had develop into “troubled”, from the summer time of 2017.

Jurors heard Vikorija’s college attendances had plummeted, she was repeatedly operating away from house, out late with different kids, consuming, and smoking hashish.
The sufferer’s mom informed the court docket that issues turned so unhealthy that in December 2017, Viktorija was despatched to reside along with her pure father in Eire, after repeatedly leaving the household house in Wolverhampton.

{The teenager} returned to Wolverhampton in February 2018, and her mom mentioned initially the connection was again to being “preferrred”.

However two weeks later, she began operating away once more along with her mother and father believing she had fallen again into her “previous methods”.

In March, with Viktorija spending extra frequent durations out late at night time and away from house, her indignant mom burned a few of her garments and took away her iPhone, as punishment.


Viktorija then took her mom’s financial institution card, withdrawing £250, and sparking a bodily confrontation with Mrs Valantiniene.

Regardless of that, her mom informed court docket Viktorija might be loving, including she believed the problems had been solely “short-term”.

The trial continues.

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