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Anxiang Du facing life sentence

A man who murdered a Northampton family has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 40 years.

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Former colleague pays tribute to Jeff Ding as Anxiang Du faces up to a life behind bars

A businessman who slaughtered a family of four at their home in Northamptonshire before fleeing the country has been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 40 years for their murders.

54-year-old Anxiang Du stabbed Jeff Ding, his wife, Helen, and their two daughters, Xing and Alice to death on April 29, 2011.

Yesterday a jury took just over 3 hours to unanimously convict him.

Friends and colleagues of the family have been remembering the Dings.

Here is Dr Vittorio Caprio's tribute.

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