Lee family: 'We live with pain'

The family of Kevin Lee have released a statement on the day his killer, Joanna Dennehy, is sentenced to life in prison.

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Family of Dennehy victim speak of grief after verdicts

The family of one of serial killer Joanna Dennehy's victims has spoken outside court following the guilty verdicts against her two accomplices.

Kevin Lee, aged 48, was one of three men found dead in a ditch in Cambridgeshire, murdered by Dennehy - who was helped by Gary Stretch and Leslie Layton.

In a statement given outside Cambridge Crown Court after a jury found the two men guilty of all charges against them, Mr Lee's family said it had been an "incomprehensibly difficult" time as they tried to deal with the way his life ended.

They said Mr Lee's wife Christina and their two children "struggle every day" to cope with their loss.

Victim's family: Dennehy has created a hole in our lives

The family of Kevin Lee - one of the men brutally murdered by serial killer Joanna Dennehy - have spoken of their anger and pain.

In a statement outside court following the conviction of Dennehy's two accomplices, they said they are struggling to come to terms with their loss.

Joanna Dennehy has taken over our lives and has callously created a hole that cannot be filled.


ITV exclusive: Ex-partner of murderer Dennehy speaks

Triple killer Joanna Dennehy told her ex-partner she wanted to kill someone before going on to murder three men, ITV can reveal.

Speaking exclusively to ITV News about their stormy relationship, John Treanor said she became increasingly violent - and even boasted of attacking people. She once pulled a knife from her boot and said she wanted to kill someone, he said.

Mr Treanor, who said they were a couple for more than a decade and had two children, said Dennehy had drink and drug problems and was diagnosed as having a psychiatric disorder that made her crave sexual violence.

He said they split up because of her behaviour - and said knowing what she had done now made his "blood run cold".

CCTV shows serial killer on the hunt in Worcestershire

This CCTV video shows serial killer Joanna Dennehy in Worcestershire, as she travelled to Hereford on the hunt for more men to murder.

She's calmly walking hand in hand with her 7ft 3ins tall friend Gary "Stretch" Richards - formerly from Herefordshire - at the M5 motorway service station at Strensham.

At this point, Dennehy had already stabbed to death three men whose bodies were dumped in ditches. Later that day she'd plunge her knife into two more men who were lucky to survive.

Chilling CCTV shows Dennehy before Hereford attacks

Chilling CCTV footage shows serial killer Joanna Dennehy - moments before she tried to murder two men who were out walking their dogs in Hereford.

She had gone into a local shop just up the road from where she carried out the first of her two savage attacks.

Dennehy picked her victims in Hereford totally at random, stabbing them after saying she wanted to have fun.

Both men were seriously injured, but survived.

She had already stabbed to death three other men, dumping their bodies in ditches in Cambridgeshire.

Two men helped serial killer in string of brutal murders

Two men have been found guilty of helping serial killer Joanna Dennehy in a string of random and brutal murders.

Gary Stretch and Leslie Layton had denied the charges, claiming they were acting under duress and feared for their own lives.

The bodies of Dennehy's victims - Lukasz Slaboszewski, Kevin Lee, and John Chapman - were found dumped in ditches in the Fens, Cambridgeshire, last year.

Serial killer Joanna Dennehy
Serial killer Joanna Dennehy Credit: File photo

Dennehy, 31, of Orton Goldhay, Peterborough, had already admitted the murders of Lukasz Slaboszewski, 31, Kevin Lee, 48, and John Chapman, 56, over a ten day period in March last year.

In addition, she admitted two charges of attempted murder, which related to her randomly selecting and repeatedly stabbing two men in Hereford in the days following the killings.

She also pleaded guilty to preventing the lawful and decent burial of her three victims.



Pictured: Serial killer Joanna Dennehy's accomplices

Two men who aided serial killer Joanna Dennehy have been convicted of helping her dispose of the bodies of her victims during her killing spree.

Gary Stretch, 47, was convicted of three counts of preventing lawful and decent burial and two attempted murders.

Gary Stretch Credit: Police handout

Leslie Layton, 37, has been convicted of two counts of preventing lawful and decent burial and perverting the course of justice.

Leslie Layton Credit: Police handout
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