|Levi Bellfield pictured in the spring of
A number of witnesses saw a beige Ford Escort-style car in the vicinity of the crime scene - a beige medium-sized beige/butterscotch saloon car with headrests, black spoiler, rear mud flaps and a red and black anti-static strip.
Levi Bellfield did drive a beige E-registration 1987 Ford Sapphire in the summer of 1996 which belonged to his partner Johanna Collings. It was subsequently reported stolen by Bellfield and found burnt out at a roundabout. Bellfield would report his cars 'stolen' following a crime.
An E registration 1987 beige Ford Saphire was driven by Bellfield in the summer of 1996. The model can be mistaken for a Ford Escort, as described by witnesses.
An advert for a beige 1987 Ford Sapphire is shown below. NOTE: Many versions of this model had a spoiler on the rear boot.