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He was looking forward to celebrating his 18th birthday - a special milestone he would never reach.
Connor Tremble's life was brutally cut short by his girlfriend's ex lover in a jealous rage. Today that man was jailed for life.
Will Blencowe repeatedly stabbed Connor at his flat in Oxford in February in what's been described as a carefully planned attack. Cary Johnston was in court when the judge passed sentence.
The policeman in charge of the investigation into the murder of Oxford teenager Connor Tremble, aged 17, said the teenager's killer had shown no remorse. Detective Chief Inspector Mark Glover from Thames Valley Police was speaking after the jailing for life of William Blencowe, aged 21.
The father of Connor Tremble, 17, who was fatally stabbed in Oxford in February has issued a tribute to his son. The statement follows the sentencing of the teenager's killer to a minimum of twenty-three years behind bars.
Twenty-one year-old William Blencowe has been jailed for life for the murder of seventeen-year-old Connor Tremble. The teenager from Oxford was stabbed at a property in Fairacres Road in the city on 13th February. He died in hospital two days later.
Blencowe, who is from Banbury, will serve a minimum of twenty three years behind bars. He was found guilty at Oxford Crown Court yesterday.
Two other defendants: Bradley Jones, 21, of New Road, Bledington, and Grant Clemens, 24, of Stockwells, Moreton-in-Marsh - who were on trial alongside Blencowe - both accused of perverting the course of justice, were both found not guilty.
Will Blencowe, aged 21, has been jailed for life for the murder of his love rival 17-year-old Connor Tremble. Blencowe is to serve a minimum of twenty-three years. The case was heard at Oxford Crown Court.
A man has been found guilty of the murder of Oxford teenager, Connor Tremble.
17-year-old Connor was stabbed at Fairacres Road in February. He was taken to hospital but died two days later.
Will Blencowe, who's 21 was found guilty by a jury at Oxford Crown Court this afternoon.