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A man has been jailed for a minimum of 25 years for murdering his estranged wife in the middle of Brighton in February. Sangeeta has the details.
A man has been jailed for at least 25 years for murdering his estranged wife in the middle of Brighton.
Ty Medland, who's 26 and from Peacehaven, attacked his wife Sam in Queen's Square in February. She died from multiple stab wounds.
Medland had pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility but on Friday he was convicted of murder.
A man has been convicted of murdering his wife in the middle of Brighton in February.
Ty Medland, of Cavell Avenue, Peacehaven, was convicted Sam Medland on February 17 after a trial at Lewes Crown Court.
Judge Anthony Scott-Gall, who will sentence him on Monday, July 29, has indicated he should expect a sentence of at least 25 years.
At 8.45pm on Sunday, February 17, police were called to Queen's Square, Brighton where 24-year-old Sam Medland had been stabbed.
He admitted manslaughter on May 31, but denied murder.
Sam's mum, Amelia Shah, said: "My family and I are absolutely devastated and shocked that Sam has been taken from us in such a way. She was in the prime of her life. The loss is immense."