Levi Bellfield, 43, who is accused of murdering schoolgirl Milly Dowler, "joked" about her disappearance after a week she went missing, the court was writtne in an essay
According to Bellfield's former girlfriend, she asked him where he was that day and replied: "What, do you think I've done Milly?" Earlier Miss Mills said that her former boyfriend was out of reach on the day of Milly’s disappearance
. She called him but the phone did not answer. She even noticed that in the evening of that day he wore different clothes than in the morning. Being asked by prosecutor Brian Altman QC if they talked about the disappearance of the 13-year-old schoolgirl, Miss Mills, 33, said: "Yes we did, because it was so local, as anyone would."
The joke was uttered by the alleged killer while Ms Mills was decorating and asking him about the day he’d gone off for she suspected him of betraying her with another woman. She said nothing about the schoolgirl when he said: "Oh, why do you keep going on? What, do you think I've done Milly? "
The girl went missing on Thursday after leaving Walton-on-Thames station in Surrey and her remains were found 25 miles away six months later.
Miss Mills, 33, said: "I was so used to him making horrible remarks and jokes about things. I just thought, it's disgusting, not even funny."
Bellfield denies abducting and murdering Milly. He is also accused of attempting to kidnap Rachel Cowles, 11, in March 2002. A former bouncer was convicted of the murders of Marsha McDonnell, 19, and Amelie Delagrange, 22, and the attempted murder of Kate Sheedy, 18 in 2008.