Mark Golds to spend at least 15 years in jail

Mark Golds will spend a minimum of 15 years in prison

Mark Golds has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 15 years for the murder of his partner, Claire Parrish in their home in Harlow last year.

The 46-year-old had a history of mental health problems and pleaded guilty to manslaughter on grounds on diminished responsibility but he was found guilty of murder yesterday.

37-year-old Claire Parrish was found with a variety of injuries at a house on Copshall Close on July 15 last year.

A provisional post-mortem examination showed she died after being struck in the stomach.

46-year-old Mark Golds was charged with one count of murder and was sentenced at Chelmsford Crown Court.

Claire Parrish was murdered

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Harlow killer gets life

Mark Golds has been sentenced to life for the murder of his partner Claire Parrish in Harlow last year.