Teenager to be sentenced for killing Jay Whiston

Jay Whiston Credit: Essex Police

A teenager is due to be sentenced today for killing a 17-year-old boy in Essex.

Jay Whiston was stabbed to death at a house party in Colchester in 2012. Edward Redman, who is 18 and from Colchester, was found guilty of murder after a three month trial at Chelmsford Crown Court.

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Killer sentenced to life in prison for Jay Whiston's murder

Edward Redman has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of 17-year-old Jay Whiston. He will serve a minimum of 17 years of the life sentence.