CCTV shows her 'laughing, joking' with her alleged killer


THIS is the chilling moment a teen laughed and joked in a supermarket with the man accused of strangling her to death during a "snuff movie fantasy".

Ashley Foster, 24, had only been released from jail three days before allegedly murdering 17-year-old Megan Bills during a sex game, The Sun reports.

Foster has pleaded not guilty to murder.

Haunting CCTV reveals to jurors the teenager's movements just hours before she died, and was then wrapped in cling film and shoved in a wardrobe at a halfway house.

It shows churchgoer Ms Bills laughing and joking in a supermarket with Foster as they bought cans of soft drinks and cigarette papers.

Megan Bills, 17, is seen laughing and joking with 24-year-old Ashley Foster, who is accused of strangling her to death hours later. Picture: West Midlands Police
Megan Bills, 17, is seen laughing and joking with 24-year-old Ashley Foster, who is accused of strangling her to death hours later. Picture: West Midlands Police

 

 

Foster had only been released from jail three days before allegedly murdering 17-year-old Megan Bills. Picture: West Midlands Police screenshot
Foster had only been released from jail three days before allegedly murdering 17-year-old Megan Bills. Picture: West Midlands Police screenshot

They then make their way to the halfway house in Brierley Hill, West Midlands, where Ms Bills is seen entering Foster's room - the last time she was seen alive.

Jurors at Wolverhampton Crown Court heard the teen's badly decomposed body was discovered three weeks later.

Foster claims he had consensual sex with Ms Bills before she died accidentally during a sex game gone wrong.

But prosecutor Crispin Aylett QC said he had been carrying out sexual fantasies when he throttled Ms Bills to death.

"Megan was seen wearing boots she had borrowed from her mother and tartan trousers," Mr Aylett said.

"At 3.35pm we can see Megan going into Mr Foster's room, she is not wearing those black boots. This is the last sighting of Megan on the footage from any of the CCTV cameras."

The pair are captured on security video entering the West Midlands hostel where Foster lived. Picture: West Midlands Police screenshot
The pair are captured on security video entering the West Midlands hostel where Foster lived. Picture: West Midlands Police screenshot

After Foster allegedly killed Ms Bills, he is said to have tried covering his tracks by vacuuming flies and spraying bed sheets with cleaning fluid.

Foster is also alleged to have searched for snuff films while Ms Bills' cling film-wrapped body decomposed in the wardrobe.

Further footage taken on May 2 - the day before Ms Bills' remains were discovered - show Foster hanging his quilt outside and spraying it.

His half-sister Carley Forrester told the jury Foster had asked her to buy cling film and had smirked when she asked him what it was for, the court heard.



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