Man jailed for murder of ex partner

A 25-year-old man must spend at least 23 years behind bars after killing his former partner at her home in Colchester.

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Kirsty Humphrey death: Man to be sentenced for murdering ex partner

Mark Czapla. Credit: Essex Police

A 25-year-old man who murdered his former partner at her home in Colchester will be sentenced today.

Mark Czapla stabbed 23-year-old Kirsty Humphrey to death in her lounge in Queen Elizabeth Way.

Czapla did not give evidence but a jury at Chelmsford Crown Court found him guilty.

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