Worksop murderer changes plea and admits to killing young mum

A Worksop man who murdered a young mum in the town last year has changed his plea to guilty.
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David Jackson’s two-week trial was due to start at Nottingham Crown Court on Monday, February 6, but a spokesman said the 66-year-old had changed his plea to guilty at a hearing in January.

Mckyla Taylor, 27, was found dead at a house in Lowtown Street, Worksop, shortly after 2am on Tuesday, August 16 last year.

Jackson, of Lowtown Street, was arrested shortly afterwards and charged with her murder.

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Mckyla Taylor

He will now be sentenced in April.

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In an emotional tribute to the young mum, who had a four-month-old child at the time of her death, her family said at the time: “There are just no words to describe what we're going through as a family.

'All we can say is our hearts are absolutely heartbroken.

'We've lost such a beautiful and caring daughter, mummy, sister, auntie, granddaughter and cousin."