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


Harlow killer gets life

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