The man accused of killing April Jones appeared in court recently, and reports are touting the fact that the man cried while being read his charges and asked to acknowledge them. The former slaughterhouse worker also didn't appear to say or do anything in his own defense. One would think an innocent person would decry the accusations against him when they are involving the abduction and murder of a five-year-old child.
So does this man's "composure" allude to the possibility that he's guilty? Mark Bridger whimpered and shed tears during his court appearance, but was he shedding tears for April Jones? It certainly doesn't look like it from the words of written reports.
It's also being reported than an angry mob let loose on the man accused of killing the girlÂ—about 50 locals. They yelled words like 'scum' at Bridger while kicking the prison van and throwing things. No doubt this child's disappearance has emotions running high. The family of this little girl are now forced to sit in emotional agony while their little girl remains missing. Meanwhile Bridger is sobbing and drowning in his own sorrows.
Did he kill little April, or were his tears done out of self-pity?
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