Lucy McHugh latest: Care worker Stephen Nicholson found guilty of murder and rape of 13-year-old girl

A care worker has been found guilty of the “execution-style” murder and rape of 13-year-old Lucy McHugh who was stabbed to death in woodland in Southampton.

Stephen Nicholson, 25, showed no emotion as he was convicted at Winchester Crown Court of her murder as well as three counts of rape when she was aged 12.

Nicholson was also found guilty on Thursday of sexual activity with a child in relation to another girl in 2012, who was aged 14.

He was acquitted of a charge of sexual activity with a child…
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