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Man found guilty of murdering wife before dumping body in Leeds woodland

A man has been found guilty of murdering his wife before dumping her body in woodland in Leeds and setting it on fire.

Akshar Ali, who had a history of domestic violence, and his accomplice Yasmin Ahmed Credit: West Yorkshire Police

26 year old mother of four Sinead Wooding was fatally attacked with a hammer and a knife last May.

Her body was kept in a cellar for two days before being dumped in the woods off Stairfoot Lane in Alwoodley, where it was found by joggers. Her husband Akshar Ali, who had a history of domestic violence, and his accomplice Yasmin Ahmed were convicted of murder.

Vicky Briggs, aged 25, was found guilty of assisting an offender. Two others were cleared of the same charge.