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Essex killer dies in jail

A man ordered to serve the rest of his life in prison for torturing and murdering his former partner and two-year-old daughter in Braintree, Essex has died in jail.

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Essex double killer dies in jail

A killer from Essex who shot dead his former partner and their 2-year-old daughter has died in hospital.

David Oakes subjected Christine Chambers to degrading assaults at her home in Braintree, before blasting her and their daughter Shania with a shotgun in 2011.

The 51-year-old was told he'd spend the rest of his life in prison - in the end, he served less than a year behind bars.

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