An Essex man is starting a life sentence for the brutal murder of his partner at the home they shared in Harlow.
Mark Golds was told he must serve at least 15 years for killing Claire Parrish at their home in Copshall Close last year.
She was found with a number of injuries but died from a blow to the stomach.
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Warm sunny spells today remaining dry
Remaining dry with warm sunny spells on Monday.