Man accused of Tia Sharp murder claims her death was accidental

The man accused of murdering Tia Sharp in the UK wrote to his father from prison - begging for his forgiveness and claiming her death was an accident.

Man accused of Tia Sharp murder claims her death was accidental

The man accused of murdering Tia Sharp in the UK wrote to his father from prison - begging for his forgiveness and claiming her death was an accident.

The three page letter was read out at the trial of Stuart Hazell - who denies murdering the 12 year-old in south London last year.

Prosecutors claim he sexually assaulted Tia before killing her and hiding her body in her grandmother's loft.

Extract from the note

"God I hate myself I should have gone about this a different way, told the police everything. They're trying to say it was sexual but I promise you it wasn't"

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