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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Becoming drier by this evening with the chance of a late sunny spell.
The Chief Executive of Southend United has told ITV News Anglia that his players deserved to win promotion to League One at Wembley.
Some sunny intervals are possible initially this morning but cloud and patchy rain will gradually sweep in as the day goes on.