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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It will be a dry and bright start to the Bank Holiday Weekend before heavy, showery rain arrives on Sunday.
Ipswich Town are closing in on Australian winger Tommy Oar and have also agreed a deal to sign Polish defender Piotr Malarczyk.
Most places will stay dry and bright today but the weekend offers more mixed weather