Man faces life sentence for murder of girlfriend

A MAN is facing life in jail for murdering his girlfriend then burying her body in a park in Kilmarnock.

Picture: Contributed
Picture: Contributed

John Davis carried out a “brutal and sustained assault” on Hazel North at his flat in the Ayrshire town in March this year.

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The tragic teenager may have lay dying for up to 18 hours before being fatally injured.

Davis then hid the remains close to his home and later boasted to a friend: “I done her in and buried her”.

It emerged the 26 year-old had only been back on the streets a couple of months having been jailed for a vicious golf club assault.