Fiona Beal, a 48-year-old teacher, appeared at Northampton Assize Court on Friday June 24, 2022 for the horrific murder she is accused of. The now fired primary school teacher is charged with killing her longtime boyfriend Nick Billingham. According to the Daily Mail, the murder was believed to have been committed between October 30 and November 10, 2021. Reports have revealed that Nick Billingham, who was a bricklayer, died following a stab wound to his neck by Fiona Beal.
Last March, the body of Nick Billingham was found in his own garden. The couple had bought this house located in Moore Street in 2020 for the sum of £225,000. It took several days of searching and digging for forensic officers, specialist search teams and a body detector dog to find the victim’s body in the garden behind his house. The trial of Fiona Beal, a former teacher, for the murder of her companion will take place this year.
A teacher who committed a crime: a shock for the students
5 months after his death, the body of Nick Billingham was found in the garden of his house in Northampton. Beal, meanwhile, was arrested 200 miles away at a hotel in Cumbria days before her Assize court appearance on Friday June 24, 2022. Fiona Beal has been fired since the school where she continued to work as if nothing had been discovered his macabre act.
The Eastfield Academy where Fiona Beal taught has made a statement. “We are particularly aware of the impact this news will have on children, and we will do everything we can to support students and staff as we go through this difficult time together,” reads the post. school, shocked by this macabre tragedy.
Nicholas Billingham © Daily Mail