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Murder victim Becky Watts told social worker she feared abduction

Sexual motive: Becky was killed by
Matthews (below) PICS: PA

BECKY WATTS told a social worker she was scared of being abducted three years before her stepbrother murdered her, a serious case review has revealed.

The 16-year-old, who was attacked when Nathan Matthews let himself in while she was alone at her family home, was viewed by professionals as being at risk of sexual exploitation.

But the review says her murder could not have been ‘predicted or prevented’ by the workers.

Becky, who had mental health problems and anorexia, was seen by 17 professionals from eight service providers over more than three years.

She told one a boy had threatened to put explicit images of her online but declined to contact police in case of repercussions.

The Bristol teen also said Matthews was teasing her about her weight.

Her father Darren Galsworthy said he realised after the sexually motivated murder that her behaviour had been more challenging when Matthews was around. But beforehand, workers did not consider that he could be behind her problems. Matthews, 31, is serving at least 33 years after killing Becky and taking her body home to chop it up in 2015.

His girlfriend and accomplice Shauna Hoare, 24, got 17 years.