Man admits preventing burial of murdered Hemel woman

A man has pleaded guilty to preventing the lawful and proper burial of a woman, whose body was found four days after she went missing.

The body of Luz Margory Isaza Villega, 50, of Ritcroft Street, Hemel Hempstead was reported missing on January 12.

Luz Margory Isaza Villega

Luz Margory Isaza Villega

She was found on Northchurch Common, near Berkhamsted, on January 17.

Alberto Giraldo-Tascon, 55, also of Ritcroft Street, pleaded guilty at St Albans Crown Court to preventing a lawful and proper burial.

He is due to stand trial accused of Ms Villegas' murder later this month.