Yoga store slay­ing

Woman’s Day (Australia) - - Crime Special -

Ihave never seen such a sav­age killing… you’re one hell of a liar,” the judge told Brit­tany Nor­wood as she sat timidly, star­ing blankly at the court­house floor. Months ear­lier, in March 2011, Nor­wood was work­ing with Jayna Mur­ray – a fel­low sales as­sis­tant at the Lu­l­ule­mon Ath­let­ica store in Washington, DC – when, hav­ing been caught try­ing to steal a pair of yoga pants, she used a ham­mer, wrench, knife and other weapons to mur­der the 30-yearold in a pro­longed and bru­tal at­tack.

Jayna was found alive in a pool of blood with 331 wounds, in­clud­ing a crushed skull and sev­ered spine. She died in hos­pi­tal.

Nor­wood, 29, had spun a story say­ing two masked robbers had car­ried out the hor­rific at­tack. But the high-profile trial proved there were cracks in her claims and she was con­victed of mur­der and sen­tenced to life with­out pa­role.

Nor­wood staged a fake crime to cover her mur­der. Vic­tim Jayna.

The Washington DC mur­der scene.

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