No One Kills For A Breakfast: The Murder of Rebecca Aylward

A bet that started off as a joke but yielded deadly results for a young woman.

Jules
6 min readOct 30, 2021
Joshua Davies and Rebecca Aylward | Photo Credits: Asia One

Romance is known to be sweet. As the world progresses, we see romance and love take on a bolder theme in books and movies. However, it seems as though romance in its glory cannot run a plotline on its own. There are times writers streak it with violence, jealousy, and grief. If we pull ourselves out of the world of fiction, it is easy to notice that real life is also littered with similar patterns. Relationships are catapulted into another direction fired by jealousy, anger, and resentment. At times these feelings can go out of control in either one of the parties involved. Toxicity oozes, and then it’s time to disconnect. The story of Rebecca Aylward and Joshua Davies’s romance might have fizzled out at some point, but the feeling that ended up replacing it was nothing short of deadly.

Teenage Romance

Rebecca And Joshua | Photo Credits: The Sun

Rebecca and Joshua grew up in the South of Wales. Both of them were 14 years old when their romance bloomed. As time went by, Rebecca and Joshua’s relationship began to get strained. Soon…

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Jules

Psychology Expert | MSc Social and Cultural Psychology