Published: June 22, 2010
Highbridge woman pleads guilty to perverting justice

A Highbridge woman has pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice for her part in the murder of Burnham-On-Sea man George Lawson.

Debbi Huxtable, from Southwell Crescent in Highbridge, is due to be sentenced on 30th July at Exeter Crown Court after being charged earlier this year.

A police officer found the body of George Lawson lying on a bed in a flat in Abingdon Street above the Second Stage tattoo shop shortly after 9am on Christmas Eve.

Adam Lapthorne pleaded guilty to murder on 11th June 2010 and was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum tariff of 13 years, as reported here by


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