A man who murdered a friend after an argument broke out during a pre-christmas celebration, has been sentenced to life in prison.
50-year-old Andrew Turner from Mildenhall in Suffolk has been told he will serve a minimum tariff of 17-years.
In December 2013 police were called to a house in Pembroke Close in the early hours of the morning where 40-year-old Paul Bone from Trinity Avenue in Mildenhall, had been stabbed.
Mr Bone died at the scene and a post mortem examination found he died from a single stab wound to the heart.
The trial heard how Paul Bone had gone to Andrew Turner's house to have a few drinks before Christmas. An argument began that evening, ending up with Paul Bone being stabbed.
Speaking after the sentencing, Paul BOne's family released this statement. "Paul is deeply missed by all of his family and friends. His untimely death in such tragic circumstances has profoundly affected us all.
The last six months leading up to the trial of his killer Andrew Turner have been horrific, however, justice has now been served and Paul's mum Linda can now slowly attempt to come to terms with his death.
Paul was a loving and generous man who always had time for everybody else. A great friend to many, a role model and hero to his younger cousins and a loving son. Paul will be in our hearts and thoughts forever."
A Suffolk man will be sentenced today for the murder of his friend. 50-year-old Andrew Turner from Mildenhall stabbed Paul Bone, also from Mildenhall, to death in December 2013.
A Post Mortem examination revealed Mr Bone died from a single stab wound.
The Jury heard how the two men had been friends and had met up for drinks at Turner's house in the run up to Christmas.
As the night progressed an argument began, ending up with Paul Bone being stabbed.
Detective Inspector Kevin Hayward from the Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team said. "This was a tragic incident where a night of celebration just before Christmas led to an argument between two friends that resulted in one losing their life."
Andrew Turner will be sentenced at Ipswich Crown Court.
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West Suffolk MP Matthew Hancock is campaigning to prevent the closure of Mildenhall Stadium.
The Supreme Court has ruled in favour of two local residents who claim they have been affected by noise at their home as a result of the stadium, which stages speedway, greyhound and stockcar events.
The stadium owners now face a legal bill worth up to £2 million which could force the closure of the venue.
Mr Hancock says he has raised the issue with theSecretary of State for the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
The trial of a man from Mildenhall, who is charged with murder, is due to get underway at Ipswich Crown Court today.
49-year-old Andrew Turner from Pembroke Close is charged with the murder of 40-year-old Paul Bone who is also from Mildenhall.
Emergency Services were called to Pembroke Close just before Christmas, a post mortem examination found Mr Bone died from stab wounds.
The owners of Mildenhall Stadium, home to the Fen Tigers Speedway team, should find out today whether they'll have to pay costs after a losing a long-running legal dispute with one of their neighbours.
A couple who used to live in a house 500 metres from the stadium in West Row, won an eight year battle for damages after complaining about the noise on race days.
The owners of Mildenhall Stadium, home to the Fen Tigers Speedway team, say they could be forced out of business after losing a long-running legal dispute with one of their neighbours.
A couple who used to live in a house 500 metres from the stadium in West Row, have won an eight year battle for damages after complaining about the noise on race days. The stadium operators say that could leave them with crippling court costs.
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The owners of Mildenhall stadium which runs speedway, greyhounds and stockcar events say they could be forced out of business by a long running legal dispute.
They've been ordered to pay compensation over excessive noise to a couple who bought a house close to the stadium. .
The promoters say they are taking the fight against the claim to parliament and want a change in the law to protect all motorsport venues against such claims
A 45-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder in Mildenhall, Suffolk, has been released on bail.
Paul Bone, 40, was found stabbed to death at a property at Pembroke Close on Friday.
Suffolk Police have charged 49-year-old Andrew Turner, of Pembroke Close, with murder.
He is due to appear in court tomorrow.
Police in Suffolk have charged a man with murder following the death of a 40-year-old in Mildenhall.
Paul Bone, who lived in the town, was found stabbed to death at a property in Pembroke Close early on Friday morning.
Last night, officers charged 49-year-old Andrew Turner, from Pembroke Close, Mildenhall, with murder.
He is due to appear at Bury St Edmunds Magistrates' Court tomorrow.A 45-year-old woman, from Mildenhall, who was also arrested on suspicion of murder, remains in custody.
Anyone with information should contact the Joint Norfolk and Suffolk Major Investigation Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.