The former burlesque dancer had been living at a bungalow at Pencoed Castle, in Llanmartin, owned by Mr Morgan. Newport Crown Court was told he had bugged her home, overhearing how she wanted to "do him over" for his money.
It was disguised as an adaptor. I've been married for 22 years so I gave up my marriage for her," he said.
I gave everything up for her. But he has denied murder because of diminished responsibility due to Asperger's syndrome.
The trial is continuing. He had promised to it over to her escor part of a divorce settlement. In one message she wrote: "Feeling down, need cheering up.
About sharing image copyrightWales News Service A millionaire businessman who killed his nroth girlfriend heard how she had bragged she would "fleece him", a murder trial has been told. The jury heard thousands of messages were recovered from Miss Symonds' device, sent in the months leading up to her death.
I put it wakes her lounge," he told police, in a filmed interview played to the jury on Monday. Mr Morgan told detectives: "She was on the phone to someone and said as soon as the bungalow was put in her name she was going to London and start escorting again and would do me over. He has admitted strangling the mother-of-one with baling twine from his farm, then wrapping morth body in black plastic and hiding north wales escort in a workshop behind his farmhouse.
The father-of-two admits killing Miss Symonds but denies it was murder.