– ANNE DEVLIN YES­TER­DAY

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chil­dren Gemma, then 16, Jor­dan 13, Cody, 10, and Bran­don, nine. But her re­la­tion­ship with Trigg was marred with his vi­o­lent out­bursts.

Neigh­bours re­ported he would erupt and lash out while drunk.

Caro­line was found dead in bed in 2006 by Jor­dan as he pre­pared to make her a Mother’s Day break­fast.

Trigg sat on the stairs of Caro­line’s home drink­ing cof­fee and told the chil­dren he had found her life­less.

A post mortem re­ported she had died from a brain haem­or­rhage.

Sit­ting in her home sur­rounded by fam­ily photos, Jean added: “When I heard that an­other of Trigg’s part­ners, Su­san Ni­chol­son, had died, I knew Caro­line had been killed.

“I con­tacted her griev­ing par­ents, Peter and El­iz­a­beth Skel­ton.

“They too re­fused to be­lieve their daugh­ter had not been mur­dered.”

Trigg had told po­lice he ac­ci­dently smoth­ered Su­san as they slept on a small sofa. De­spite the Skel­tons’ protests an in­quest found that Su­san had died ac­ci­dently.

Both fam­i­lies were dis­traught that Trigg was not be­ing in­ves­ti­gated.

Jus­tice for Caro­line and Su­san only came about when the Skel­tons spent

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