Unseen video exhibits BA killer’s speech in wedding ceremony to his sufferer

  • Robert Brown was imprisoned for killing his estranged spouse Joanna Simpson 

The second killer Robert Brown married his spouse and future sufferer Joanna Simpson is being revealed in a brand new TV documentary.

Homemade video taken by family members on the couple’s wedding ceremony caught the British Airways pilot claiming ‘I can not assist being picky’ and ‘it’s a must to go for what’s excellent’ throughout his speech after their nuptials.

The camcorder tapes additionally seize the bittersweet second the pair poses for photos exterior their Ascot wedding ceremony venue and a toast by Joanna’s father calling Brown a ‘very fortunate man’. 

The footage is being launched as a part of The British Airways Killer, a documentary which can air on ITV1 and ITVX tonight about Joanna’s brutal killing following an acrimonious divorce.

Brown, who bludgeoned Joanna to demise at their house, has served 13 years of a 26-year sentence for her killing and lately launched authorized motion after Justice Secretary Alex Chalk blocked his automated early launch.

Video footage displaying the marriage of Robert Brown and Joanna Simpson is being launched as a part of a brand new documentary

Brown (pictured in his police mugshot) is currently behind bars for brutally killing Joanna in 2010

Brown (pictured in his police mugshot) is at the moment behind bars for brutally killing Joanna in 2010

Mother-of-two Joanna (pictured) was killed by Brown at their home in Ascot after an acrimonious divorce

Mother-of-two Joanna (pictured) was killed by Brown at their house in Ascot after an acrimonious divorce 

The couple had acquired married in 1999, with the image excellent wedding ceremony happening at a venue in rich Ascot.

In a speech proven within the episode, Joanna’s father Chris Simpson had heaped reward on his son-in-law, saying: ‘I feel Rob you are a really fortunate man. 

‘I additionally suppose Joanna’s a really fortunate lady as a result of I do not know Rob terribly properly, however my impression of him is that he is intelligent, trustworthy, passionate, loving and a very nice individual.’

This was adopted by a speech by Brown, who informed the viewers: ‘I’ve to kind of thank my mum and father. I’m positive you by no means thought you’d see the day when I’d get married, however I can not assist being picky. You should go for what’s excellent.’

The documentary contains interviews with Joanna’s mom, Diana Parkes, and her good friend Hetti Barkworth-Nanton, who discuss concerning the second they realised Brown was not all he appeared. 

Ms Barkworth-Nanton claims that Joanna informed her Brown had held a knife to her chest throughout her relationship.

She stated: ‘She [Joanna] stated to me, and I’ve heard it from so many victims subsequently, that ‘His eyes went darkish, nearly black, chilly, darkish, black eyes,’ And he stated, ‘I’m going to do it.’ 

‘So she was saying, you already know, ‘What will occur to the kids?’ He did not care about what would occur to the kids.’

The footage shown in the documentary shows the couple's picture perfect wedding in 1999

The footage proven within the documentary exhibits the couple’s image excellent wedding ceremony in 1999

In a speech at the wedding Brown was heard saying 'you have to go for what's perfect'. He would later bludgeon his wife to death

In a speech on the wedding ceremony Brown was heard saying ‘it’s a must to go for what’s excellent’. He would later bludgeon his spouse to demise

Joanna (pictured here with her two children) told one friend that Brown had held a knife to her chest during their relationship

Joanna (pictured right here along with her two kids) informed one good friend that Brown had held a knife to her chest throughout their relationship

Joanna (pictured) was initially reported missing from her home the morning after Halloween in 2010, with Brown eventually leading police to where he had dumped her body

Joanna (pictured) was initially reported lacking from her house the morning after Halloween in 2010, with Brown ultimately main police to the place he had dumped her physique

After Joanna informed him she may now not be with him, Ms Barkworth-Nanton says she believed he would kill her: ‘She genuinely believed that he was going to kill her, she was of little doubt in any way.’

The morning after Halloween in 2010, Brown would name police to report a home challenge between him and the mother-of-two who had gone lacking.

The documentary contains video of the chilling second Brown would solely reply ‘no remark’ when requested about his spouse by police.

Having handed himself in after killing her, Brown initially refused to assist officers who had launched a lacking individuals investigation to seek out Joanna.

He would ultimately confess to having killed her and dumped her physique in Windsor Great Park.

Ms Parkes informed the filmmakers that she realised one thing was flawed when she acquired a telephone name from a household good friend. 

She stated: ‘A good friend rang and stated, “Have you spoken to Jo this morning?” And I stated no, and he stated, “I’ve had a worrying call…” 

‘I used to be informed there’s police tape round the home, and I simply stated, “He’s killed her.” I simply stated that right away, “He’s killed her.”‘ 

Brown would later admit to manslaughter, however was cleared by a jury of homicide after claiming he was affected by an adjustment dysfunction introduced on by their divorce.

He was sentenced to 26 years in jail and have become eligible for automated launch after half of that, regardless of not expressing any regret for his actions.

Justice Secretary Alex Chalk blocked the ex-captain’s launch from jail final yr, sparking authorized motion from Brown who claimed it was illegal.

Justice Secretary Alex Chalk (pictured) blocked Brown's automatic earlier release last year

Justice Secretary Alex Chalk (pictured) blocked Brown’s automated earlier launch final yr

Earlier this month legal professionals for the Ministry of Justice stated Mr Chalk had referred the case to the Parole Board due to ‘affordable’ fears that Brown may offend once more.

They included fears he may commit homicide, manslaughter or make threats to kill, the High Court heard.

Lawyer Iain Steele, for the Justice Secretary, stated: ‘The Secretary of State can resolve to not launch a prisoner on licence if he has causes to consider he might be harmful if launched.’ 

He added: ‘His [Brown’s] danger shouldn’t be manageable … We are coping with a really harmful particular person.’

Since he was jailed in 2011 he has refused to cooperate with jail psychiatrists and psychologists, the High Court heard, and officers warned of his ‘conceitedness and narcissism’.

Lawyers for Brown stated Mr Chalk’s determination to dam his launch was illegal and appeared to have been politically motivated, due to the marketing campaign to maintain him behind bars.

A ruling is anticipated later this yr.

  • The British Airways Killer airs on ITV1 & ITVX at 9pm on Monday, February 26.