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Podcast: Michael Stone’s sister hopes Levi Bellfield’s confession to the Chillenden murders will see her brother go free

The sister of the man serving life for the murders of a mother and daughter in Kent is hoping a confession by a convicted serial killer will see him go free.
Lin and Megan Russell were attacked while walking along a lane in Chillenden in 1996.

Michael Stone from Gillingham is in jail for the killings but has always maintained his innocence.
Yesterday it was revealed Levi Bellfield – who’s in prison for the murders of two young women and schoolgirl Milly Dowler – has given a letter to Stone’s lawyers.
The 61-year-old’s sister Barbara has spoken to the KentOnline Podcast and says she believes the confession is genuine.
Also today, the Prime Minister has been in Kent and spoken about clearing the current NHS backlog.
Boris Johnson visited the Kent Oncology Centre at Maidstone hospital – hear what he had to say.
People living in part of Ashford are calling for better signage as cars keep being damaged by lorries getting lost.
A number of vehicles on Fairview Drive in the South Willesborough part of town have had wing-mirrors knocked off or lights broken as HGVs attempt to get down the residential road.
It’s Charles Dickens day and there are calls to save the Swiss Chalet in Rochester where he wrote his last words.
The two-story building – originally set up near Gads Hill in Higham – was used by the author from 1865 until his death but has fallen into a state of disrepair.
We’ve been chatting to historian Geoff Ettridge.
In sport, there was disappointment for Gillingham at the weekend as they suffered a 1-0 defeat at Ipswich Town.
But manager Neil Harris was pleased with their performance – hear what he had to say after the final whistle.