The mother of a pregnant woman who was killed when she was just days away from giving birth has fought back tears in court. Sarah Blunnie was giving evidence on the first day of the trial of Tony McLernon.
He's accused of killing his ex-partner, Eystna Blunnie, from Harlow, in a "brutal and sustained" attack last year, as well as his unborn child. From Chelmsford Crown Court, Tom Barton sent us this report.
A man has been found guilty of murdering his heavily pregnant former girlfriend and deliberately killing her unborn baby.
The man accused of murdering his ex-partner and their unborn child has been giving evidence at his trial.