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Phone Hacking Could Have Led To Deletion Of Milly Dowler's Voicemails

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LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 21: Former News of the World newspaper managing editor Stuart Kuttner arrives at the Old Bailey on November 21, 2013 in London, England. Downing Street's former director of communications and News Of The World editor Andy Coulson and the former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, along with six others, face a series of charges linked to the phone hacking of celebrities and others at the now-defunct newspaper. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) | Oli Scarff via Getty Images

Murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler's voicemails would have been deleted automatically after they were hacked by the News of the World, the Old Bailey has been told.

Once the 13-year-old's voicemails were listened to, they would become saved and been wiped by the system eventually, Mr Justice Saunders told the phone-hacking trial.

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