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This is the primary image of a lady who has admitted to murdering her dad and mom 4 years in the past following an investigation led by our Serious Crime Directorate.

Virginia McCullough, 36, killed her father John, aged 70 on the time of his loss of life, and mom Lois, aged 71 on the time of her loss of life, at their dwelling in Pump Hill, Great Baddow.

After finishing up the murders, which she instructed us came about throughout the summer time of 2019, she hid their our bodies throughout the property and continued to reside on the tackle.

To cowl her tracks, she instructed persistent lies about their whereabouts, regularly telling docs and family her dad and mom have been unwell, on vacation or away on prolonged journeys.

Her actions have been uncovered after her dad and mom’ GPs raised issues over missed appointments in 2023.

An investigation was launched and, on Friday 15 September 2023, officers from our Operational Support Group executed a warrant on the Pump Hill tackle.

In the moments afterwards, she confessed to poisoning her father with prescription treatment and stabbing her mom shortly afterwards.

She went on to confess two counts of homicide throughout a listening to at Chelmsford Crown Court on Thursday 4 July.

She shall be sentenced on the identical court docket on 10 October.

Detective Inspector Lydia George, of the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, stated: “At the heart of this investigation are John and Lois – and their whole family.

“Virginia’s actions have had a significant and emotional impact on the family group and our thoughts today are first and foremost with them.

“We have worked very closely with them and supported them from the outset as we established the circumstances around John and Lois’ deaths and gathered the evidence which has led to today’s guilty pleas.”

DI George added: “Clearly this was a hugely complex investigation from the outset.

“Officers were met with an incredibly challenging scene and worked at the address over the course of several days to carry out forensic enquiries.

“This involved expertise and insight from several teams across the force and it is thanks to the work of dozens of dedicated officers and staff that we were able to bring this tragic case to court and, now, a satisfactory conviction.”

The household want to proceed to request privateness at this troublesome time.