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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Saturday will be largely cloudy with a continued risk of heavy showers or thunderstorms. Sunday will be dry with sunny spells.
There continues to be a risk of thunder tonight and tomorrow but the weather will become drier and clearer by sunday.
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