The jury have retired in the trial of a adult male accused of murdering his married secret lover and scene fire to the sleeping room to cover his tracks.
Royston Moore, 52, of Nantymoel, Bridgend county, denies killing attention worker Beverley Parkhouse, 45, at her father's nearby place in September 2006.
The prosecution have claimed that he admitted the violent death to prison house inmates, but he denies that.
Cardiff Crown Court heard that her hubby had no cognition of the affair.
Gerard Elias QC, prosecuting, have said Mister Douglas Moore also corresponded with other women via a dating federal agency after he started their relationship.
He told the tribunal the brace met twice a hebdomad at Mister Moore's place or at her father's in Ogmore Vale, Bridgend, where she often stayed since her female parent died six calendar months earlier.
Royston Douglas Moore did not travel into the witnesser box to give evidence
He acknowledges meeting her on the night, after his usual signaling of flashing his auto lights. But the tribunal was told Mister Douglas Moore was "tiring" of the affair.
The tribunal heard that Mrs Parkhouse would smuggle the suspect to an upstairs sleeping room at her widowed father's home, where they would pass a few hours together before he left.
On the nighttime of her death, the couple met at a societal baseball club and then at Mrs Parkhouse's father's home, the jury heard.
The adjacent morning time her father, Kenneth Palmer, woke up expecting to see his girl in the kitchen but when she failed to come up downstairs by 11.30am he went to her bedroom.
Mrs Parkhouse was dead in bed. She had been strangled or suffocated and efforts had been made to put fire to the duvet.
The slayer had also removed the batteries from the fire alarm.
It was initially thought she had died of fume inspiration but a homicide probe was launched following the consequences of a post-mortem examination.
The tribunal was told Mister Douglas Moore had been in contact with two alone Black Maria women before Mrs Parkhouse's homicide and again six years after her death.
The tribunal heard that Mrs Parkhouse was "happily married" to her hubby Andre for 29 old age and he knew nil about the affair.