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Eystna Blunnie murder trial

The trial is taking place of a man accused of murdering a heavily pregnant woman and deliberately killing her unborn baby.

Tony McLernon, 24, from North Grove, Harlow, Essex, denies murdering Eystna Blunnie last year.

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Essex man who murdered pregnant woman given 27 years in prison

A man who was found guilty of murdering a heavily pregnant woman and deliberately killing her unborn baby has been jailed for life.

Tony McLernon, 24, from North Grove in Harlow, Essex, had denied murdering Eystna Blunnie last year.

In sentencing today, Judge Fulford recommended that McLernon spend a minimum of 27 years in jail.

Judge Fulford said that McLernon "controls, dominates, degrades, bullies and attacks women".

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