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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Rain and blustery winds will spread across the region this evening but it will turn clearer later in the night. Further showers tomorrow.
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There'll be a few showers about at first this afternoon but they will ease later before more prolonged rain arrives in the evening.