Anne Marie Cropper: Man, 51, admits girlfriend's murder during trial

Anne Marie Cropper Image copyright Merseyside Police
Image caption Anne Marie Cropper was found dead in a flat

A man who denied murdering his girlfriend in her flat has changed his plea to guilty.

Anne Marie Cropper, 47, was found dead with head and chest injuries in the property on Royal Terrace, Southport, in September.

Ian Gordon, 52, also of Royal Terrace, changed his plea to guilty at Liverpool Crown Court, four days into his trial for her murder.

Gordon, was remanded in custody for sentencing on Tuesday.

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