A SIXTY-SEVEN year old man has admitted responsibility for the deaths of two women in one of the longest unsolved murders in British history.

David Fuller from Heathfield admitted responsibility for the killings of 25-year-old Wendy Knell and 20-year-old Caroline Pierce, Maidstone Crown Court heard today (October 8).

Both women were attacked in Tunbridge Wells in Kent in 1987 in what became known as the 'bedsit murders'.

However, Fuller has denied murder and his trial is expected to start on November 1.

Shopkeeper Wendy Knell was found dead in her ground-floor bedsit in Guildford Road on June 23 1987 after failing to turn up for work.

Caroline Pierce, also from Tunbridge Wells, was attacked five months later outside her home in Grosvenor Park.

She had last been seen at about midnight on November 24 when she was dropped off by a taxi.

Fuller was remanded in custody ahead of his trial.

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