Two women and a man have been found guilty of murdering a vulnerable woman who was tortured, starved and beaten to death.
Shakira Spencer died aged 35 after falling under the influence of her former neighbour Ashana Studholme, 38, her lover Shaun Pendlebury, 26, and their friend Lisa Richardson, 44.
The defendants, from west London, “treated her like a slave”, scalded her feet and fed her only ketchup from sachets, the Old Bailey was told.
Ms Spencer went from being a “beautiful, happy, healthy” size 16 to a “gaunt and skeletal” size six shortly before her death, jurors heard.
Last September, her badly decomposed body was found after neighbours saw maggots coming from her flat in Ealing, west London.
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