Burglar jailed for life for cleaner murder

A burgler has been jailed for life, after he killed a street cleaner who tried to stop him running from the house he'd broken into. The cleaner tried to stop Roger Buckingham with his broom, but was stabbed in the heart.

The judge said Peter Mikey Vitch had paid for his bold actions with his life.Ronke Phillips reports.

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Cleaner murderer jailed

Burglar Roger Buckingham was jailed for a minimum of 27 years at the Old Bailey today for the murder of street cleaner Piotr Mikiewicz who tried to stop him with his broom.