A man who killed his former lover has been sentenced to a minumum of 27 years in prison.
The family of Jeanette Goodwin say she was badly let down by the justice system.
Martin Bunch stabbed the mother-of-three more than 30 times at her home in Southend, after she ended their affair to give her marriage another try. Hannah Pettifer reports
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