An Essex man is starting a life sentence for the brutal murder of his partner at the home they shared in Harlow.
Mark Golds was told he must serve at least 15 years for killing Claire Parrish at their home in Copshall Close last year.
She was found with a number of injuries but died from a blow to the stomach.
Mark Golds has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 15 years for the murder of his partner, Claire Parrish in their home in Harlow last year.
The 46-year-old had a history of mental health problems and pleaded guilty to manslaughter on grounds on diminished responsibility but he was found guilty of murder yesterday.
37-year-old Claire Parrish was found with a variety of injuries at a house on Copshall Close on July 15 last year.
A provisional post-mortem examination showed she died after being struck in the stomach.
46-year-old Mark Golds was charged with one count of murder and was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court.
A 45-year-old man will appear in court tomorrow (July 18) charged with the murder of a woman in her home in Harlow, Essex.
Police were called to a property on Copshall Close on Sunday (July 15) to find a man and a woman injured.
They were taken to hospital where the woman, Claire Parrish, later died. Police have charged Mark Gold, also of Copshall Close with her murder.
He is due to appear at Chelmsford Magistrates' Court.
A woman who died after being stabbed in her Essex home has been named by police.
Claire Parrish was found badly injured at her home in Copshall Close, Harlow, on Sunday after police were called to reports of a stabbing.
The 37 year old was taken to Princess Alexandra Hospital where she died from internal bleeding.
A 45-year-old man from Harlow, who was also found injured in the house, was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody
A woman who died at her home in Harlow on Sunday has been formally identified as Claire Parrish, 37.
Miss Parrish, who lived at Copshall Close, died shortly after being admitted to Princess Alexandra Hospital.
A provisional post mortem examination result has shown that the cause of death was "blunt force trauma which caused internal bleeding".
A 45-year-old man from Harlow, who also received treatment at Princess Alexandra Hospital, was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.